Madison, Wisconsin

Madison is the capital of the U.S. state of Wisconsin and the county seat of Dane County. As of July 1, 2011, Madison had an estimated population of 236,901, making it the second largest city in Wisconsin, after Milwaukee, and the 81st largest in the United States. The city forms the core of the United States Census Bureau’s Madison Metropolitan Statistical Area, which includes all of Dane County and neighboring Iowa and Columbia counties.