Elevation of Madison

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Wisconsin State Cartographer's Office
University of Wisconsin-Madison
384 Science Hall
550 N. Park Street
Madison, WI 53706-1491

Madison's official elevation is 863 ft (263.0m) above sea level.

Lake Mendota is considered to be 849 ft (258.8m) above sea level.

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