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Welcome to Midway ...

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

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Midway has a population of 1,888 people<3> (see below for details).

Midway is 810 feet [247 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Midway is within the boundaries of the (859) area code.

The ZIP code for Midway: 40347<5>

We don't have a date for the establishment of Midway.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Midway had an population of 1,888 people. This is an increase of 15.05% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 16.54% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Midway had a population of 1,641 people (which is 6.58% of the total population of Woodford County). This makes Midway the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Midway represents 0.04% of the total population of Kentucky (which has 4,339,367 people), making it the state's 158th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,641 people, the population of Midway increased 1.3% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,620 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 Woodford County, we know of another 5 Kentucky communities named Midway. Those communities are located in the following counties: Caldwell, Calloway, Clark, Crittenden and Meade County.

Beyond Kentucky, 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, Florida (4), Georgia (12), Idaho (3), Illinois (8), Indiana (5), Iowa (5), Kansas (11), 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.

  • Lexington - Fayette
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    • Lexington - Fayette lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the southeast of Midway.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 324,735 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lexington - Fayette
  • Georgetown
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    • Georgetown lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the northeast of Midway.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 35,847 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Georgetown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Georgetown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Georgetown<7>
  • Nicholasville
  • Frankfort
  • Lawrenceburg
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    • Lawrenceburg lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the southwest of Midway.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,529 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lawrenceburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lawrenceburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lawrenceburg<7>
  • Versailles
  • Wilmore
  • Stamping Ground
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    • Stamping Ground lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the north of Midway.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 822 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stamping Ground
  • Sadieville
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    • Sadieville lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northeast of Midway.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 371 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sadieville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sadieville
  • Keene

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 book titled Table of U.S. Post Offices in the United States (Jan. 1851).

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

For more details, see References and Mentions for Midway.

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 Kentucky's counties, including Woodford, 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 Midway.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Midway - 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 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>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Midway) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, 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: 38.1542, Longitude: -84.6783       In this case, the coordinates for Midway have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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