Photo: Montgomery House, ca. 1852, Main Street, Madison, MS. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1984. Photographed by user:Orygun (own work), 2009, [cc-by-3.0 (creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons, accessed May, 2016.
Madison City Hall is located at 1004 Madison Avenue, Madison, MS 39110.
The city is named for U.S. President James Madison. The city's beginnings date to 1856 with the creation of the Illinois Central Railroad's Madison Station, forerunner of the contemporary city.