About: Madison, Alabama
Madison, originally known as Madison Station, was founded in 1869. The city was formed by the addition of a stop along a railroad. On May 17, 1864, a Civil War battle known as "The Affair at Madison Station" was fought on Madison soil. Ten miles from Huntsville, Madison prides itself on high quality schools, a quaint downtown, and festivals such as the annual Madison Street Festival in the fall. Intergraph, a computer software company, is based in Madison and is the largest employer.
Local Newspapers: Madison Record
Local Sports Teams: Birmingham Barons (minor league baseball)
Local Colleges: N/A