Madison, WisconsinMadison is the capital of Wisconsin, a state of the United States of America. As of the 2000 census, it has a population of 208,054. It is the county seat of Dane County.
The University of Wisconsin's main campus is located in the city. The main downtown thoroughfare is State Street, which links the University campus with the State Capitol square, and is lined with restaurants and shops. Only pedestrians, buses, and bikes are allowed on State Street. The Capitol Square is situated between lakes Mendota and Monona.
Notable buildings include the Wisconsin state capitol, and the Monona Terrace meeting and convention center, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. Wright, who spent a brief time as a student at the University, also designed other buildings in Madison, such as the Unitarian meeting house. In the summer time, on Saturday mornings, the Dane County Farmers' Market is on the Capitol Square.
- The city of Madison, Wisconsin online: http://www.cityofmadison.com/