The county of Madison is located in Iowa and was founded in 1846. There are 15,679 residents in Madison who have access to courthouses in Winterset. In general, each county has a full set of courts, from traffic court to superior and appellate court; supreme courts are usually located in the state capital. Iowa is part of the 8th federal circuit court as well.
There are 5,190 residents in Winterset, which is 4.7 square miles and 1,089ft above sea level.