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Midway, Alabama
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Located in: Etowah County (see below)

Time Zone: Midway lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT)<1>

Elevation: 1,070 feet [326.14 m] above sea level<2>

GPS Coordinates (Latitude/Longitude)<3>

For the purpose of mapping and calculating distances, we have chosen a reference point within Midway. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.1768, Longitude: -86.1139     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Midway have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

DMS - Degrees, Minutes, Seconds

Lat:   34° 10' 36"
Lon:   -86° 6' 50"

Name of USGS Topo Map:<4>   Rodentown

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Midway

GNIS ID:   149081
FIPS State / Place Code:   None

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Midway)


About Etowah County

The community of Gadsden is the County Seat for Etowah County.

From the 2010 US Census     (For more detail, see our Census Page for Etowah)

Population

2015:<5>     103,057   (1.31% decrease since 2010)  
2010:     104,430   (0.94% increase since 2000)
2000:     103,459

Total Area:<6>   548 sq. miles [1,420.9 km²]   - of which 2.49% is water (13.64 sq. miles [35.3 km²])

Housing Units:<7>   47,454

Official Website:   www.etowahcounty.org/

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Etowah

GNIS ID:   161553
FIPS State / County Code:   None

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Midway)


About Alabama

From the US Census

Population

2015:     4,846,411   (1.39% increase since 2010)  
2010:     4,779,736   (7.48% increase since 2000)
2000:     4,447,100

Websites for State of Alabama

Official Website:   www.alabama.gov/
Tourism:   www.tourism.alabama.gov/
Parks:   www.alapark.com/
Fishing:   www.outdooralabama.com/fishing-alabama/
Hunting:   www.outdooralabama.com/hunting/

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for State of Alabama

GNIS ID:   1779775
FIPS State:   01

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Midway)

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Midway. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Etowah County: www.etowahcounty.org/

The official website for State of Alabama: www.alabama.gov/







Footnotes ...

<1>While Midway is in the Central Time Zone, the area to the east is in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Midway - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>The longitude & latitude values may not be the geographic center of Midway, rather it may be a prominent intersection or the center of population, etc. It will vary depending on the source.

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<4>The USGS 7.5 Minute topographic map which includes Midway.

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<5>Every year, the US Census Bureau creates a population estimate for the preceeding year. Keep in mind that this value is an estimate and not an actual count. The most recent Census estimate is for the year 2015.

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<6>The area value has been supplied by the US Census Bureau and it can be different than the geographic boundaries of Midway. The value given by the Census Bureau reflects their statistical (or sampling) requirements. For example, if there is a cluster of people living just outside of the community's official boundary, the Census-defined area might be expanded to include that group.

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<7>A Housing Unit is a broad term for those places where people live (whether occupied or temporarily vacant), such as a house, an apartment, a mobile home, or an area that is considered as a separate living quarter. Separate living quarters (consisting of one or more rooms) are considered to be those places where people live, sleep and eat separately from others and that have access to the outside (either directly or by a shared hallway).

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Midway.



 
 
 

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