About Our Community
Progress, Pride & Possibilities… is the motto of the newly energized City of Madison. Madison is a diverse community of 2,402 residents and is on a fast and steady track to creating new businesses, industry and housing opportunities.
The residents of Madison enjoy the benefit of small-town living where there will always be familiar faces and a feeling of security and belonging this city offers. Madison gives residents a sense of community along with togetherness; the support is never ending.
Not only is Madison the county seat for Madison County, it is also a perfect location for a home to plant your roots or a commercial business location. Nestled in Northeast Nebraska and served by four-lane U.S. Highway 81 and State Highway 32, Madison is 15 miles South of Norfolk, 31 miles North of Columbus, 21 miles to Lindsay, 14 miles to Creston, 98 miles Southwest of Sioux City, 118 miles Northwest of Omaha, and 116 miles to Lincoln. The list goes on for this city’s perfect location.
Madison features a strong agriculture base including the rail service through the industrial zoned portion of town, a medical clinic, recently remodeled long term care facility, a 9-hole golf course, camping, updated ball fields, parks, and swimming pool.
- Tourist attractions include the Madison County Fair & Rodeo, Madison County Historical Society Museum, and the Madison Arts Center and Education.
- The City of Madison is the proud recipient of the Doug Bereuter and Leadership Community awards!
- The City of Madison has one of the largest model train museums.
- The Madison County Museum is one of the most visited small town museums of the state. Fun Fact: It has recently hosted two Smithsonian traveling displays.
- The City of Madison strongly supports the annual Ag Banquet hosted at the Madison Fairgrounds. Click on the Ag Banquet logo below to view more information.