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The county seat of Idaho's Madison County is the city of Rexburg, and began with a small academy in 1888, by Thomas Ricks, a Mormon pioneer and founder of the city, The school was later called Ricks Academy and eventually Ricks College. It is now Brigham Young University-Idaho. The city was named in his honor and was first known as Ricksburg.

 

 

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