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Madisonville, Texas – The Madison County Seat

Madisonville, Texas is a bustling rural city and county seat at the intersection of Interstate 45 and State Highway 21. The community both past and present has uniquely benefited its residents and the state at large through its strongly agricultural way of life and business, with an estimated 244,524 acres of Madison County devoted to farm and ranch activities in 2002. With its prime location 1 1/2 hours from Houston, 2 hours from Dallas, and 45 minutes from Bryan/College Station (home of Texas A&M University), visitors and residents find that Madisonville is a pleasantly rural locale from which to access the arts, culture, education, and commerce of the nearby big cities- and those very things are growing within the community itself!

With historic roots deeply grounded in the good Texas earth, you will find Madisonville friendly, active, and growing.

Here are some great resources to learn more about the area:

  • City of Madisonville: http://madisonvilletexas.us/ – Official city website for information about the city and county government, local organizations, current events, and more.
  • Madison County Government: http://www.co.madison.tx.us/ips/cms – Find information about the county government offices, notices, and news.
  • Madisonville Consolidated Independent School District: http://www.madisonvillecisd.org/ – “The Madisonville Consolidated Independent School District is located in the eastern portion of Madison County and extends into Grimes County in the South.”
  • The Madisonville Meteor Newspaper: http://www.madisonvillemeteor.com – With a proud history of service since 1894, The Madisonville Meteor features news and events from all across Madison County. It is published in print every Wednesday and can also be read online at their website.
  • Madisonville Community Calendar: A community calendar of events on the City of Madisonville website.
  • Madisonville, TX on Zillow.com: Great source for local community information regarding median income, demographics, and local schools. The page will open to Madisonville community details, but you can enter a different city or zip code at the top of the page.
  • Madison County in the Handbook of Texas Online: Learn more about the fascinating history of Madison County.
If you’re looking for a quiet, rural downtown to visit, please stop by and enjoy the local hospitality! Here’s a brief video tour I made of the Madisonville courthouse square:
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