Madden, Mississippi

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Madden, Mississippi
Unincorporated community
Location of Madden, Mississippi
Location of Madden, Mississippi
Coordinates: 32°40′44″N 89°20′53″W / 32.67889°N 89.34806°W / 32.67889; -89.34806Coordinates: 32°40′44″N 89°20′53″W / 32.67889°N 89.34806°W / 32.67889; -89.34806
Country United States
State Mississippi
County Leake
Elevation 443 ft (135 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 601 & 769
GNIS feature ID 673050[1]

Madden is an unincorporated community in Leake County, Mississippi. It had a population of 74 in 2006.[2]

Madden NFL 07[edit]

Video game manufacturer EA Sports released Madden NFL 07 in Madden, because it is the only community in the United States to have the same name as football personality John Madden, for whom the game was named.

Each resident received a free Xbox 360 gaming console and a free copy of Madden NFL 07. NFL stars Jerry Rice, Warren Moon, and Marshall Faulk attended the release ceremony.[3]

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Madden". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ The Meridian Star: Madden-ess!
  3. ^ "Town Revels in Video-Game Connection". MSN. August 22, 2006. 
  4. ^ Art Gardner