Madison is a beautiful city located in the Madison and Limestone counties of Alabama, United States of America. According to a 2010 census, Madison has a population of 43,000 residents. The area of the city is of 23.3 square miles. The history of Madison begins with John Cartwright who came in 1818 in the area and settled. Originally, the city was known as Madison Station because it was a stop on the Memphis and Charleston Railroad. In the recent history, Madison began being considered a suburb of Huntsville. If you plan to visit it, do not skip its main points of interest.
Top Attractions within Madison
Madison Street Festival is one of the most interesting events that happen in the city through the year. The festival is set in the historic center of the town. More than 26,000 visitors come to Madison to kick off the celebration of the fall season. This is a tradition of the city since 1980 and includes arts and crafts booths, demonstrations, parades and cook-outs.
Dublin Park's Annual Easter Egg Hunt is a tradition of Madison for more than 15 years. The hunt is usually held in the first day of Easter on a soccer field in the park. The gates of the park open about 30 minutes before the start of the hunt. At the end, the bunny is available for pictures with the kids.
Madison Christmas Parade is another tradition of the city. Each year, the parade is held in the center of the town and it has a different theme. All those involved in it are expected in the city center with cookies and hot chocolate.
Greenbier is a barbecue restaurant located downtown Madison, at 27028 Old Highway. If you want to try the best shrimp and the most delicious hush puppies in Madison, this is the place to hit. The food is really tasty and the service is excellent..