Madison Parish, Louisiana (Fanning's, 1853)
MADISON PARISH, situated on the east boundary of Louisiana, with Mississippi river on the east. Area, 800 square miles. Seat of justice, Richmond. Pop. in 1840, 5,143; in 1850, 7,863.
Fanning's Illustrated Gazetteer of the United States.... (New York: Phelps, Fanning & Co., 1853), 201-202.