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Madison County, Iowa

Madison County Iowa
US county information
NameMadison County
US Area
Total Area562.30 sq mi (1456.4 km2)
Land Area561.14 sq mi (1453.4 km2)
Water Area1.16 sq mi (3 km2)
Population15679 (2010)
Density10.8/km2 (28/sq mi)
Time zoneCentral
Time zoneCentral: UTC-6/-5: -6/-5

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Madison County is a county located in the U.S. state of Iowa. The population was 15,679 in the 2010 census, an increase from 14,019 in the 2000 census, and it is one of the five counties that make up the Des Moines - West Des Moines Metropolitan Statistical Area. The county seat is Winterset.

Madison County is famous for being the county where John Wayne was born, and for a number of covered bridges. These bridges were featured in the 1992 book and 1995 movie The Bridges of Madison County.

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