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Midway, Arizona
(Maricopa County)

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Welcome to Midway ...

Midway is located in Maricopa County<1>.

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

Midway is 1,150 feet [351 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Midway lies in the Mountain Standard Time Zone (MST) and does not observe daylight saving time

Communities Also Named Midway ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Arizona communities named Midway: This one is located in Maricopa County and the other is located in La Paz County.

Beyond Arizona, there are 263 communities that are also named Midway - they are located in Alabama (14), Arkansas (16), British Columbia, California (4), Colorado (7), Connecticut, Delaware, Florida (4), Georgia (12), Idaho (3), Illinois (8), Indiana (5), Iowa (5), Kansas (11), Kentucky (6), Louisiana (6), Maine, Michigan (3), Minnesota (3), Mississippi (7), Missouri (9), Montana (3), Nebraska (3), Nevada (2), New Brunswick, New Mexico (5), New York (2), North Carolina (11), North Dakota, Ohio (9), Oklahoma (6), Oregon (5), Pennsylvania (5), South Carolina (8), South Dakota (3), Tennessee (21), Texas (28), Utah, Virginia (10), Washington (3), West Virginia (6) and Wisconsin (2).

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

Communities near Midway ...

We have created a list of 7 communities that are near Midway.

  • Ajo [Pima County]
  • Mexican Town [Pima County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mexican Town
    • Mexican Town [Pima County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the south of Midway
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mexican Town have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mexican Town
  • Theba [Maricopa County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Theba
    • Theba [Maricopa County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the north of Midway
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Theba
  • Gila Bend [Maricopa County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gila Bend
    • Gila Bend [Maricopa County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<4> to the north of Midway
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,100 people
    • Former name for Gila Bend:
    • Gila
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gila Bend
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gila Bend<5>
  • Continue List   (3 more) ...
    • San Lucy Village [Maricopa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for San Lucy Village
      • San Lucy Village [Maricopa County] lies 24 miles [38.6 km]<4> to the north of Midway
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for San Lucy Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on San Lucy Village
    • Why [Pima County]
    • Charco [Pima County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Charco
      • Charco [Pima County] lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Midway
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Charco

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 Midway. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Midway.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Midway. 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 Midway.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Midway. See our Newspapers Page for Midway.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Midway ...

Looking for more information about Midway? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Midway, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Midway.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Arizona's counties, including Maricopa, 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 have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Midway - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Midway) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Midway. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.6337, Longitude: -112.8552       In this case, the coordinates for Midway have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






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