A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Midway, North Carolina
Welcome to Midway ...
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 4,913 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Midway.
Midway is 870 feet [265 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Midway lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Midway: (336)
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Midway had an population of 4,913 people. This is an increase of 5% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 9.62% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Midway had a population of 4,679 people. This makes Midway the county's 4th most populous community.
The population of Midway represents 0.05% of the total population of North Carolina (which has 9,535,483 people), making it the state's 137th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 4,679 people, the population of Midway increased 4.4% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 4,482 people).
More information can be found on the Census 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).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Midway on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Midway ...
While we believe that this Midway is located in Davidson County, we know of another 10 North Carolina communities named Midway. Those communities are located in the following counties: Alexander, Beaufort, Bertie, Brunswick, Cabarrus, Halifax, Henderson, Richmond, Rockingham and Sampson County.
Beyond North Carolina, 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), Mississippi (7), Missouri (9), Montana (3), Nebraska (3), Nevada (2), New Brunswick, New Mexico (5), New York (2), 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.
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.
Other Roadside Stops ...
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 Davidson County: www.co.davidson.nc.us/
The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/
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This page was last modified: 11 Oct 2021