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Welcome to Midway ...

The city of Midway is located in Gadsden County<1>.

While we don't have a date for the founding of Midway, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1859.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Midway has a population of 2,989 people<2> (see below for details).

Midway is 200 feet [61 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Midway lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel west from Midway (for example, toward Blountstown), you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

Area codes for Midway: (850) & (448)<4>

The ZIP code for Midway: 32343<5>

Websites for Midway ...

Official Website:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Midway had an population of 2,989 people. This is a decrease of 0.5% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 106.71% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Midway had a population of 3,004 people (or 6.48% of the total population of Gadsden County). This makes Midway the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Midway represents 0.02% of the total population of Florida (which has 18,801,310 people), making it the state's 249th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,004 people, the population of Midway increased 107.75% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,446 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Midway.

Communities Also Named Midway ...

While we believe that this Midway is located in Gadsden County, we know of another 3 Florida communities named Midway. Those communities are located in the following counties: Hillsborough, Lafayette and Seminole County.

Beyond Florida, there are 263 communities that are also named Midway - they are located in Alabama (14), Arizona (2), Arkansas (16), British Columbia, California (4), Colorado (7), Connecticut, Delaware, 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.

  • Tallahassee
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the east)
  • Quincy
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the northwest)
  • Havana
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the north)
  • Gretna
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the northwest)
  • Greensboro
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the west)
  • Attapulgus
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the north)
  • Douglas City
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Douglas City have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Douglas City
    • Douglas City is located in Gadsden County
  • Mount Pleasant
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northwest)
  • Woodville
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southeast)
  • Calvary
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the north)

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.

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 ...

We originally found mention of Midway 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 Midway was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<8>

From that list, the Midway post office opened in 1859.

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

For more details, see References and Mentions for Midway.

The official website for Midway:

The official website for Gadsden County:

The official website for State of Florida:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Florida's counties, including Gadsden, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Midway.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Midway - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (448) is an overlay for area code (850).
<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 city (such as Midway). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Midway 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>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.
<8>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:


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