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Midway, British Columbia

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Welcome to Midway ...

While we don't have a date for the establishment of Midway, you might get a feel for its founding by knowing that they incorporated May 25, 1967.

The village of Midway is 1,960 feet [597 m] above sea level.<1>.

Time Zone: Midway lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time. The time zone in French: PST- Heure Normale du Pacifique (HNP), PDT- Heure Avancée du Pacifique (HAP).

Area codes for Midway: (250) and (778)<2>

The Canadian Postal Code for Midway: V0H<3>

Communities Also Named Midway ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 263 communities that are also named Midway - they are located in Alabama (14), Arizona (2), Arkansas (16), 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 10 communities that are near Midway.

  • Grand Forks
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grand Forks
    • Grand Forks lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the east of Midway
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grand Forks came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grand Forks
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grand Forks<6>
  • Greenwood
  • Anaconda
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Anaconda
    • Anaconda lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Midway
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Anaconda
  • Deadwood - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Deadwood
    • Deadwood was located 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Midway
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Kettle Valley
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kettle Valley
      • Kettle Valley lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Midway
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kettle Valley came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<5>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kettle Valley
    • Phoenix - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Phoenix
      • Phoenix was located 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Midway
      • Former name for Phoenix:
      • Greenwood Camp
    • Rock Creek
    • Curlew [Ferry County]
    • Danville [Ferry County]
    • Eholt - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eholt
      • Eholt was located 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Midway
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Eholt. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<7>

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.

We 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.

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

Adding Midway to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

Our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Midway was on a map titled Map of British Columbia (from Gulf Refining, 1925).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Midway on our Genealogy Page.

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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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Midway - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<2>Area code (778) is an overlay for area code (250).
<3>The Canadian Postal Code consists of 6 characters, where the first three characters are the 'Forward Sortation Area (FSA)', with the last three characters being the 'Local Delivery Unit (LDU)'. The Canadian Postal Codes were created as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. So keep in mind that any given Postal Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Midway). The boundaries of the Postal Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other Postal Codes. When looking for a Postal Code, whether Midway or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the Canada Post / Postes Canada.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' 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.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Midway. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from MidwayOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Midway. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 49.0107, Longitude: -118.7763    
<5>If we have found a location and have questions about the accuracy of our information, we will simply say that the marker is 'in the vicinity'. We are not confident about the location and the position of our marker is only a rough guide. If we have too many doubts about the location, we will not include it in our database.
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.






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