MADISON COUNTY In The Hills Of The Piedmont , Against The Blue Ridge Mountains , ...
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Description: MADISON COUNTY In the hills of the Piedmont , against the Blue Ridge Mountains , Madison County was formed from Culpeper County in 1792 . The county is named for James Madison , the " father of the American Constitution " and the fourth president of the United States . It contains a portion of the Shenandoah National Park . President Herbert Hoover had a rustic retreat constructed in the Blue Ridge Mountains here during his presidency ( 1929 1933 ) . The county seat is Madison . Department of Historic Resources , 2002