Madison, Ohio, is located on the shore of Lake Erie just 42 miles east of Cleveland. With approximately 3,000 residents, Madison maintains a low-key vibe that is the perfect accompaniment to lakefront attractions. Search for Madison apartments for rent, and find a new home in the Buckeye State.
Madison was founded in the early 1800s, and incorporated in 1867 as part of the Connecticut Western Reserve. The lakefront became a popular location for summer homes and seasonal retreats of residents, who cleared land to build homes, farms and nurseries. Today, authorities here preserve local heritage under the slogan "Madison truly is Living History." With a median age of 41, Madison is a relatively young community of residents who enjoy a laid-back way of life near the lakeshore. Residents in Madison apartments can take advantage of Midwestern hospitality without paying high living expenses. The town's cost of living index of 95.6 is below the national average.
Grand River Cellars Winery is located in Madison and invites visitors to enjoy fresh local flavors. With a lengthy wine list and delectable eats, the winery is a beautiful destination for Ohio's adult population. The Rabbit Run Community Arts Association is also here, and provides instructional lessons across different arts disciplines. RRCAA has a mission to "Learn the Arts. Live the Theater," and works year-round to bring artistic spirit to the community. Residents in Madison also travel to Cleveland to partake in local events, including the Great Lakes Theater Festival, Ohio City Holiday Festival, Warehouse District Street Festival and Romanian Festival.
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