The county of Madison is located in Illinois and was founded in September 14, 1812. There are 266,209 residents in Madison who have access to courthouses in Alton, Collinsville, Edwardsville, Granite City, Madison. 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. Illinois is part of the 7th federal circuit court as well.
There are 27,865 residents in Alton, which is 16.7 square miles. It was settled in 1837 and is governed by a local government.
There are 25,579 residents in Collinsville, which is 14.9 square miles.
There are 24,293 residents in Edwardsville, which is 20.5 square miles.
There are 29,849 residents in Granite City, which is 20.8 square miles and 420ft above sea level. It was settled in 1896 and is governed by a local government.
There are 3,891 residents in Madison, which is 17.2 square miles.