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Madison Parish History
The parish was formed in 1838 from portions of Concordia and Ouachita parish. It was named for former U.S. President James Madison. It is located across the river from Vicksburg, Mississippi. The parish seat was originally the town of Richmond, which was burnt to the ground on June 18, 1863. The parish seat is now located in the town of Talluah.
Madison parish is well known for the battle at Milliken's Bend.
The parish was formed in 1839
The parish is named for former U.S. President James Madison.
Furthermore in Madison's honor, the parish courthouse is built in the colonial Virginia style of architecture
The Sevier family dominated Madison Parish politics for more than a century.
Tallulah (parish seat)
Delta ~ Mound ~ Richmond
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