Madison County is Alabama's third most populated county with a per capita income second only to Shelby County, Alabama. Madison County is located in the heart of the Tennessee Valley. Our neighbor to the north is Tennessee. We are approximately a 100 miles directly south of Nashville. To the west and east, we are equal distance from Mississippi and Georgia. The county includes 806 square miles ranging from the southern most ridges of the Appalachians to the Tennessee River. If you are unfamiliar with our County,please see the detailed map with county commission districts and municipalities to help you orient yourself. Demographics about the county are also available, along with a brief county history.
Since 1988, the County Commission has been composed of seven members. The Chairman is elected at-large (elected by voters from the entire County). Six Commissioners are elected by voters in each of the County's six districts. All serve four year terms. The Commission meets every other Wednesday at 10am in the Commission Chambers on the 7th floor of the Madison County Courthouse, 100 North Side Square, Huntsville, Alabama, 35801.