Madison County, OH
Welcome to Madison County, Ohio. Your source for Official Madison County Government Information. Named after James Madison, 4th President of the United States, Madison County is located in central Ohio between Columbus and Springfield. Primarily an agricultural area, 88% of the land consists of farms. Madison County ranks fourth in both soybean and corn production throughout the state of Ohio. Annually in September the Ohio State University hosts the Farm Science Review, one of the largest farm exhibitions in the world, at the Molly Caren Agricultural Center near London, Ohio. Madison County is also home to the Ohio Peace Officer Training Academy (OPOTA), the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Identification & Investigation (BCI), London Correctional Institution and Madison Correctional Institution. Madison County Attractions include the Madison County Fair held in early July of each year, Madison Lake State Park, miles of Rails to Trails, the Jonathan Alder Cabin, and Big Darby Creek, a State and National Scenic River.
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Feb 1, 2023
News ReleaseOn Tuesday January 31st, 2023, the Madison County Board of Commissioners passed a resolution to formally oppose the 800 MW Oak Run Solar Project, LLC. The Board determined that the project would fail to serve the “public interest, convenience, and necessity” as required by Ohio law. Ad Hoc representative Madison County Commissioner and current Chairman Mark Forrest will vote ‘no’ in the upcoming Ohio Power Siting Board Ad Hoc committee. The Board of Commissioners have deemed a pause in solar development is currently a necessity for the welfare of Madison County.
Jan 19, 2023 The Madison County Board of Commissioners are pleased to invite all qualified and interested parties to become a Member of the Mid-Ohio Water and Sewer District Board.