The 2015 UCI Road World Championships are coming to Richmond, September 19-27. The courses will pass in front of the Library and will affect Library access. The Library’s lobby, exhibition, and the Virginia Shop will be open; the reading rooms and parking deck will be closed from September 21 through 25 and the entire Library will be closed on September 26. Please check our online calendar and for more details.

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Madison County

Formation Date: 1792
Formed From: Culpeper County

Image depicting location of Madison County
Madison County was named for James Madison, a prominent Virginian and a member of Congress in 1792 when the county was formed from Culpeper County. Its area is 321 square miles, and the county seat is Madison. The population is 12,520 according to the 2000 census.

Original Records at The Library of Virginia: Yes