Madison County KY

General Information

Madison County Kentucky is a county located in the American state of Kentucky. As of the 2010 census, the population was 82,916. The county seat is Richmond. The county was named after Virginia Statesman James Madison, who later became the fourth president of the United States. It is considered a wet county, meaning that although it prohibits the sale of alcoholic beverages, it has a city where alcohol can be sold in retail.

Attractions

One of the most important attractions of Madison County Kentucky is a 44-room palace, White Hall, is known for the man who lived inside its walls: Cassius Marcellus Clay. He lived in the house when he was known as Clermont – his father’s house, General Green Clay, was built in 1798-1799 and enlarged in the mid-1860s to create a house where you can walk Today. The guides in the period dress share the history and treasures of the man and the palace. Another reason why people like to visit this province is to see artisans recreate a pioneering life through craft displays of dipping candles, turning pottery, making soap, washing and welding. Then back to the present with amenities for 21st-century travellers, including an Olympic-size junior swimming pool with water slide, miniature golf, gift shops, hiking shelters and paved nature trails.

Famous People

Many well-known individuals around the world were born and raised in Madison County Kentucky. From the charming George Clooney to the brave Johnny Depp, many of the most promising celebrities were born and raised in Kentucky, who made it huge in various walks of life, be it film, politics, music or academia. Jennifer Lawrence, Billy Ray Cyrus and Conrad Bachmann were born in Kentucky.

Recreation

One of the main attractions and also a tourist attractions in Madison County, Kentucky is the Riba Lake Park, which is famous for its small fishing and other recreational activities. Another interesting landmark is the 600-acre Reba Lake Recreation Complex, which includes the Gibson Bay Golf Course and Light Guiding Trail, baseball courts, the football complex, adult adults’ complex, and the Hershey Vecchio Horseshoe Complex.