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Madison, IN Real Estate For Sale

597 E 400 N Madison, IN
  • MLS#: 196287
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$193,000
813 N Brooksburg Manville Rd Madison, IN
  • MLS#: 196291
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$165,000
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Madison, IN Community Information
Summary

Nestled along the Ohio River Valley, Madison has always been the center of transportation, industry and commerce for the entire southeastern Indiana region. Founded in 1809, Madison today is the county seat for Jefferson County, making it the destination for political, economic and social activities of the county. Boats and barges still pass on the great northern bend of the Ohio River, surrounded by scenic limestone bluffs. While much of the surrounding southern Indiana region is fertile farmland, 1300 residents have found a home in this charming tree-covered Indiana city.

Transportation

Madison is a scenic 75-mile drive from Cincinnati through rolling rural countryside, following US Rt. 50 to State Rt. 421. Indiana Rt. 56 also bisects the downtown.

Hospitals

King’s Daughters Hospital and Health Services provides medical care to Madison residents and five other nearby counties.

Shopping

Madison is also known as an antique shopping destination in the Midwest. Numerous specialty shops, unique restaurants and quaint B&B’s compliment the historic downtown. Most Jefferson County residents come here to shop for all their food and retail needs.

Recreation

Madison has been called the ‘”Prettiest Small Town in the Midwest” by the Ladies Home Journal. There’s always something to do in Madison. Art festivals, historic sites, museums, theater, music, and numerous local artisans fill the days with activity. The Lanier Mansion is an iconic gem. Southern Indiana is a nationally recognized wine region with three award-winning wineries located within minutes of Madison. Hanover College (is the oldest private college in Indiana and) offers sports and cultural activities throughout the year. Boaters use the waterfront access to the Ohio River for water sports. The Madison Regatta hosts a nationally ranked hydroplane-racing event. Whether you are an avid wildlife watcher, hiker, or simply enjoy the great outdoors, Clifty Falls State Park has something for everyone. Hikers enjoy trails ranging from “easy” to “rugged” and behold amazing views. The Big Oaks National Wildlife Refuge Area is managed by the US Fish and Wildlife Service and is located nearby.

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