Situated in the foothills of the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains is the small town of Madison. This area of Central Virginia is picturesque and offers a wonderful lifestyle. Residents and visitors enjoy outdoor activities such as trout fishing, hunting, backpacking, bird watching and horseback riding. The Shenandoah National Park with nature's beauty is close by. Madison is full of Civil War sites and historical monuments. For a taste of early American architecture, several buildings are open for tours, and many still being used for their original purposes.
Family friendly events take place year round in Madison. Festivals include the Taste of the Mountains Festival, Apple Harvest Festival, Tour de Madison Bike tour and Madison County Fair. Many events take place at local retreat Graves Mountain Lodge.
Madison is also home to one of the biggest catalog retailers in the U.S., Plow & Hearth. Their outlet store can be found on Route 29 South in southern Madison County. Come home to Madison and enjoy country living at its best!