The Town of Madison is the county seat and commercial center.  It is near the center of the county, near the intersections of the three major highways service the area – U.S. Route 29, State Route 230, and State Route 231.  There are about 300 residents in the town whose north-south boundaries parallel Main Street.

The Town of Madison is governed by Mayor Willie Lamar and a four-person town council comprised of Vice Mayor Nancy Knighting, Charles Carter, Alma Lu Ayers, and William Payne.  The town office is located at 23 Washington Circle in the Peterson Building and also houses the Division of Motor Vehicles office.  The town Council meets at that office, 540-948-3202, on the first Thursday of each month at 7:00 p.m.  The town Planning Commission meets the fourth Monday of each month. The town Board of Zoning Appeals meets annually.

Madison Town Office: 540-948-3202, (Fax) 540-948-5994, townofmadison@verizon.net

Cheryl Yowell, Town Clerk and Zoning Administrator

Cassie Shifflett, Deputy Clerk

Madison Town Council:

Willie Lamar, Mayor………………………………………………………..540-948-6717

Nancy Knighting, Vice-Mayor…………………………………………540-948-7031

Alma Lu Ayers, Councilwoman………………………………………540-948-6532

Charles Carter, Councilman……………………………………………540-948-4071

William Payne, Councilman……………………………………………540-948-4619

Maynard Sipe, Town Attorney………………………………………..434-249-9134

Madison Town Planning Commission:

Shannon Johnston, Chair………………………………………………………540-948-4711

Alma Lu Ayers, Commissioner……………………………………………..540-948-6532

Jennifer Campbell, Commissioner……………………………………….540-718-4679

William Pattie, Commissioner………………………………………………540-718-1008

Madison Town Board of Zoning Appeals (BZA):

Shannon Johnston, Chair………………………………………………………540-948-4711

Zane Byram, Vice-Chair…………………………………………………………540-648-6172

Jane Lamar, Member……………………………………………………………..540-948-6717

Stephen Chambers, Member……………………………………………………