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Madison The City

Overview

This friendly railroad town in the Magnolia State covers only a small portion of Mississippi’s roughly 48,000 square miles. Although small in size, Madison is a haven for people who wish to live a simple yet truly satisfying life. Family Circle Magazine named Madison one of the Top Ten Towns for Families in America. ”Their results culminated from ‘a first of its kind investigation to identify the best communities across the country that combine big city opportunities with suburban charm.’” http://madisonthecity.com

A historical point of interest here would be railroad constructions that took place after the Civil War which marks Madison City as a participant in the momentous urbanization of the United States.

Between 39,000 people in The City to approximately 95,000 people in the Madison-Ridgeland, Madison County area people have chosen to reside in this Central Mississippi area that promises serenity and safety to its entire community.

Attractions

Strawberry Patch Park, Perfect for children and their parents alike, the city park is a place to bond and play. It has a one-acre lake where kids can learn how to fish or they can enjoy eating on the park’s picnic tables. There is also a walking trail that people can jog in or walk through and a chapel for those who would like to contemplate quietly with a lovely view. Strawberry Patch Park accommodates different activities for different members of the community.

Chapel of the Cross, If you visit the Mannsdale area of Madison, you should go to the Chapel of the Cross. This Episcopal church does not only attract religious visitors, it is also a wonderful site for fans of Gothic Revival architecture. Even horror story lovers would enjoy a trip here as there are some ghost stories about this place that have been featured in different works of literature. The history and folklore surrounding this church makes it quite intriguing.

The Madison Square Center for the Arts, located in the heart of downtown Madison at 2103 Main Street, provides cultural arts education and programming for the residents of Madison and surrounding communities.

The Center houses 16 classrooms, a gymnatorium with a proscenium stage, kitchen facilities, and art and music studio space, along with the cultural arts offices of the City of Madison. Classes in art, dance, music, drama, and martial arts are offered for all ages.

Constructed in 1890 as the community’s school, this facility served generations of students until the early 1990s. It has been designated as a historic site on the National Registry of Historic Buildings.

Healthplex Performance Center, a joint venture of Mississippi Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Center and Baptist Health Systems, is a fitness facility and sports performance center located on the Baptist Madison Campus at the corner of Highway 463 and Highland Colony Parkway.

Madison Real Estate and Homes for Sale in Madison MS

Many different types of homes and subdivisions can be found in this peaceful town. Mississippians and many people from various places are now appreciating what a nurturing environment can do for themselves and their families. Madison is ideal for first time home buyers and retirees.

This hidden gem in the Hospitality State offers many beautiful single family homes, as well as spacious lands and lots.

Along with the fine people of the South and some of the best schools in the state like Germantown High School, this community radiates a healthy combination of harmony and enrichment.