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We may have that small town feel, but we are BIG on making our community a great place to live, work and visit!
Madison’s people are at the heart of what Madison is really all about. Nothing that can be said here would equal the time spent meeting the people of Madison. Ah… one more thing, Madison, Minnesota is known nationally for being the Lutefisk Capital USA.
Madison was founded in 1885 and is at the geographic center of Lac Qui Parle County serving as the county seat. The term Lac qui Parle is French and means Lake that speaks. The actual lake lies east of Madison twelve miles and is twenty miles in length serving as the boundary between neighboring counties. People in the Madison area are descendants of northern European stock and are very industrious, hard working and conscientious. Farms are large and well equipped for the modern farming requirements of today. The soil is rich and produces abundant crops of corn, soybeans, wheat and sugar beets. Livestock is raised in large numbers and the hog production is outstanding.
Come find out why locals and visitors alike commonly call Madison a gem.