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Welcome to Midland City ...

The town of Midland City is located in Dale County<1>.


The location of Midland City has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>


While we don't have a date for the founding of Midland City, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1890.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Midland City has a population of 2,369 people<3> (see below for details).

Midland City is 370 feet [113 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Midland City lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel east from Midland City (for example, toward Rock Hill (GA)), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

The area code for Midland City: (334)

The ZIP code for Midland City: 36350<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Midland City had an population of 2,369 people. This is an increase of 1.07% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 39.11% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Midland City had a population of 2,344 people. This makes Midland City the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Midland City represents 0.05% of the population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 161st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,344 people, the population of Midland City increased 37.64% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,703 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Midland City.

Communities Also Named Midland City ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 3 communities that are also named Midland City - they are located in Arizona, Illinois and Ohio.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Midland City.

Communities near Midland City ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Midland City.

  • Dothan
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dothan have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dothan
    • Dothan is located in Houston County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 69,414 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dothan <6>
  • Ozark
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the northwest)
  • Daleville
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Daleville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Daleville
    • Daleville is located in Dale County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,095 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Daleville <6>
  • Headland
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the east)
  • Hartford
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southwest)
  • Taylor
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Taylor have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Taylor
    • Taylor is located in Houston County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,440 people
  • Kinsey
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kinsey have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kinsey
    • Kinsey is located in Houston County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,293 people
  • Ashford
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ashford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ashford
    • Ashford is located in Houston County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,202 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ashford <6>
  • Cowarts
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cowarts have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cowarts
    • Cowarts is located in Houston County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,097 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cowarts <6>
  • Level Plains
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Level Plains have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Level Plains
    • Level Plains is located in Dale County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,952 people

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Midland City. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Midland City.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Midland City. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Midland City.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Midland City. Our list includes 5 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Midland City.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Midland City ...

Looking for more information about Midland City? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Midland City, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Midland City.

Adding Midland City to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Midland City in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Midland City was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<7>

From that list, the Midland City post office opened in 1890.

We also found Midland City in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Midland City.

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Alabama's counties, including Dale, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Midland City.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Midland City - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a town (such as Midland City). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Midland City or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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