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Madison County, Kansas was organized August 25, 1855, organized September 24 1855, but was defunct by January 31, 1861. Kansas Historical Society

County Seat

The Madison County seat was Columbia . Kansas Historical Society

Origin of Name

It may have be named for James Madison (1751-1836), the fourth president of the United States


Madison county was divided in 1861half to Breckenridge county. Now this county is all in Lyon County The other half into Greenwood County . More infomation can be gained at Kansas Historical Society

Present Records

If any records from this time exist they may be found in Lyon County, FamilySearch Catalog , Greenwood County , or FamilySearch Catalog

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