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Welcome to Midway ...

Midway is located in Hinds County<1>.

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

Midway is 400 feet [122 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Midway: (601) and (769)<4>

Communities Also Named Midway ...

While we believe that this Midway is located in Hinds County, we know of another 6 Mississippi communities named Midway. Those communities are located in the following counties: Copiah, Leake, Scott, Tallahatchie, Tishomingo and Yazoo County.

Beyond Mississippi, 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), Kentucky (6), Louisiana (6), Maine, Michigan (3), Minnesota (3), 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.

  • Jackson [Hinds County]
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    • Jackson [Hinds County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Midway
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 157,821 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jackson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jackson<6>
  • Pearl [Rankin County]
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    • Pearl [Rankin County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Midway
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 26,560 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pearl have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pearl<6>
  • Clinton [Hinds County]
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    • Clinton [Hinds County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the north of Midway
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 23,873 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clinton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clinton<6>
  • Byram [Hinds County]
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    • Byram [Hinds County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the east of Midway
    • Estimated population in 2015: 11,509 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Byram<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Flowood [Rankin County]
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      • Flowood [Rankin County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Midway
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,556 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Flowood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Flowood<6>
    • Richland [Rankin County]
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      • Richland [Rankin County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the east of Midway
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,270 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Richland<6>
    • Crystal Springs [Copiah County]
    • Florence [Rankin County]
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      • Florence [Rankin County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of Midway
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,531 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Florence have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Florence
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Florence<6>
    • Raymond [Hinds County]
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      • Raymond [Hinds County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the north of Midway
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,082 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Raymond have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Raymond
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Raymond<6>
    • Terry [Hinds County]
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      • Terry [Hinds County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Midway
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,241 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Terry have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Terry
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Terry<6>

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.

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.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Midway was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Midway on a map titled Rand McNally Rand McNally Map of Mississippi (1911).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Mississippi

About Hinds County

About Mississippi

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.

The official website for Hinds County: www.co.hinds.ms.us/

The official website for State of Mississippi: https://www.ms.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Mississippi's counties, including Hinds, 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>Area code (769) is an overlay for area code (601).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' 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.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Midway. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.1690, Longitude: -90.3756       In this case, the coordinates for Midway have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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