Madison County is the gem of North Florida rural counties. The county features a large agricultural business base, combined with retail, medical, service and professional businesses. In addition, Madison County is the home of North Florida Community College, now celebrating 50 years of service to the community. Madison is a faith-based community offering over 75 churches for its citizens. It is home to several annual festivals including the Lee Homecoming Days (early April), Down Home Days (late April in Madison), Fireworks at Lake Francis (July 4), Hickory Grove Founders Day (Oct.), Light Up Madison with Christmas in the Park (Dec.) and the Greenville Country Christmas (Dec.). Madison County is well known for its rolling hills and beautiful vistas and is frequently visited by nationally known bicycle organizations. The county is filled with bicycle and walking trails and with three different rivers serving as our county boundaries, canoeing, kayaking and boating opportunities abound. And in Madison County, "History never had it so good!" Madison County is blessed with dozens of structures ranging from 100 years to over 150 years old. When you visit, be sure to enjoy the Treasures of Madison County Museum located on South Range Street in Madison. Accommodations range from nationally known hotel chains and campgrounds to quaint, totally refurbished bed & breakfast facilities. Visiting Madison County, is a relaxing, comforting and educational opportunity to fall back into the 19th century. And they're proud to say that they're home to over 20,000 friendly country people! Madison County is conveniently located on Interstate 10, between Lake City and Tallahassee and 30 minutes just south of Valdosta, GA. Come visit Madison County. We make new friends every day! For additional information call the Madison County Chamber of Commerce & Tourism or visit their website at http://www.madisonfl.org.