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Madison
Madison
Georgia
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Madison is a city in Morgan County, Georgia, United States. It is part of the Atlanta-Athens-Clarke-Sandy Springs Combined Statistical Area. The population was 3,636 at the 2000 census. The city is the county seat of Morgan County and the site of the Morgan County Courthouse. The Historic District of Madison is one of the largest in the state. Many of the nearly 100 antebellum homes have been carefully restored. Bonar Hall is one of the first of the grand-style homes built in Madison during the town's cotton-boom heyday from 1840 to 1860. Madison was named the #1 Small Town in America by Travel Holiday magazine. Budget Travel magazine voted Madison as one of the world's 16 most picturesque villages. Madison received a 2017 Live, Work, Play City Award presented by the Georgia Municipal Association in conjunction with Georgia Trend Magazine, during GMA’s annual Mayors’ Day Conference in Atlanta. Madison was recognized for advancing job creation, housing offerings and recreational amenities. Madison is featured on Georgia's Antebellum Trail, and is designated as one of the state's Historic Heartland cities. The nearest state park is Hard Labor Creek, located approximately 12 miles west of Madison. The park is known for its golf course, rustic camping and Hard Labor Creek Observatory, which is part of the Georgia State University Astronomy program.

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Kinda hard to explain. I live in greene county but have a morgan county address

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How did Georgia earn the grade of A? We examined the state taxes based on how age friendly they are. Georgia has a state sales tax of 4.00%. Of particular interest is that Georgia does not have taxes on social security. There are no estate taxes. There are no taxes imposed on inheritance. Georgia has an effective property tax rate of 0.93%. Weighing these taxes and other taxes most likely to impact the aging population is how Georgia earned its state tax grade of A.

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