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New Madrid is the county seat and largest community of New Madrid County, Missouri, which is named for it. It had a population of 3,116 at the 2010 census.

One of the oldest settlements in Missouri, New Madrid was founded as a port on the Mississippi River in the late 18th century. It is famous for the New Madrid earthquakes of 1811-12, which were centered in the area nearby.