Madison County is located in east-central Texas, about 100 miles from Houston, TX and Shreveport, LA. Madisonville is the county seat with a population of just over 13,000 people. Madison County is known for its beautiful scenic lakes, making it a popular destination for outdoor enthusiasts. The county is also home to several historic sites, including the original courthouse, where the state of Texas was founded in 1836. Today, Madison County is a thriving community that offers its residents a quality of life that is second to none.