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Madison County, North Carolina
The county was formed in 1851 from parts of Buncombe County and Yancey County.
It was named for James Madison, fourth President of the United States
Madison County is located deep in the Appalachian Mountains of western North
Carolina, and much of the county's terrain is rugged, heavily forested, and
sparsely populated. The county's northern border is with the State of
Tennessee. Madison County's largest river is the French Broad River, which
flows north-northwest through the county, first past the county seat of
Marshall, then past the resort town of Hot Springs.
Founded in 1856, Mars Hill is the oldest college in western North Carolina
The county seat is Marshall.
Cities and Towns
Hot Springs * Mars Hill * Marshall
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