Madison is a borough in Morris County known as “Rose City”, named in honor of President James Madison. Located along the Morris and Essex train lines, it is an easy trip into Manhattan. Madison is known for its historic railroad station, making it one of America´s first commuter railroads turning into one of the first hubs for well-to-do families from Manhattan. In 2011, Money Magazine ranked the town 33rd on its list of “Best Places to Live”, in 2019 New Jersey Monthly ranked Madison number one on its “Best Places to Live”. It is often regarded as a college town, with three universities and is home to the Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey.
Madison Public Library
The Madison Public Library is located at 39 Keep Street Madison, NJ 07940 and houses a local history section dedicated to providing historical town information including extensive paper and photographic records related to the history of Madison and a historic book collection for Madison and Morristown.
Madison Public School System
Madison has an excellent public school system, as of the 2021 school year, there are 5 public schools serving 2,659 students in the district. This district's average test ranking is 9/10, which is in the top 20% of public schools in New Jersey and Public Schools in Madison Public School District have an average math proficiency score of 70% (versus the New Jersey public school average of 44%), and reading proficiency score of 77% (versus the 57% statewide average).
Madison City Hall
City Hall of Madison is located at the Hartley Dodge Memorial at 50 Kings Road Madison NJ 07940 and their phone number is (973) 593-3038
The Rose City offers a variety of recreational activities for youth including multiple sports programs for all seasons, summer camp activities, Special Needs Programming, and a skating rink.