Madison City Facts
|Country||USA (United States of America)|
|Total Area||84.7 sq miles|
|Lat Long Coordinates||43.0731° N, 89.4011° W|
|Time Zone||CST (UTC−06:00)|
|Major Religion||Catholic, Christian|
|Museums||Wisconsin Historical Museum,Madison Museum of Contemporary Art,Wisconsin Veterans Museum|
|Universities||Madison University,University of Wisconsin|
Madison is the capital of Wisconsin, a state in the United States of America. Known as ‘The City of Four Lakes’, Madison is surrounded with Lake Mendota, Lake Monona, Lake Wingra and Lake Waubesa. The city is regarded as the fastest growing in Wisconsin and one of the fastest within the United States. It was created as a result of the purchase of over a thousand acres by James Duane Dotyin- a former federal judge in 1836. It also serves as home to the University of Wisconsin. The Milwaukee & Mississippi Railroad has been linked to Madison. Since its inception as a city in 1856, Madison grew further to become the second largest city in the state. It is also the county seat of Dane County and the neighboring Iowa and Columbia counties.
Among the costlier hotels in Madison one name that stands out is the Hilton Madison Monona Terrace Hotel. The grand decor and equally grand treatment offered by this hotel is sure to sweep you off your feet. Located right in the middle of Downtown Madison, It overlooks the Lake Monona from which it derives its name. Other Hotels in Madison indlude Holiday Inn Hotel and Suites Madison West,Hampton Inn Madison,Courtyard Madison East Hotel,Doubletree Hotel Madison,Best Western Inn Towner and Highland Club,Grandstay Residential Suites, Madison,Hotel Ruby Marie, Madison,Radisson Hotel, Madison
Some of ther restaurant of madison are:
Babcock Hall Dairy Store
Lao Laan-Xang Restaurant
Ha Long Bay
Madison’s economy evolves from consumer services and high-tech base, particularly in the health, biotech and advertising sectors. The city experienced a steady economic boom in 1990s and the city’s south and west sides received the maximum expansion. Many companies such as the North American division of Spectrum Brands, Alliant Energy, American Family Insurance etc have buried their roots in this soil. The Wisconsin state government and its departments such as the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR), the Wisconsin Department of Tourism, the Wisconsin Department of Corrections and the Wisconsin Attorney General are the biggest employers that yield revenue to the city. Many other businesses are also attracted to Madison because of the area’s high-level education.