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Welcome to Midway ...

The town of Midway is located in Davidson 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 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.

  • Winston-Salem [Forsyth County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Winston-Salem
    • Winston-Salem [Forsyth County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the north of Midway
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 248,112 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winston-Salem
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winston-Salem<6>
  • High Point [Davidson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for High Point
    • High Point [Davidson County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the east of Midway
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 113,565 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on High Point
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for High Point<6>
  • Thomasville [Davidson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Thomasville
    • Thomasville [Davidson County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Midway
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 26,713 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Thomasville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thomasville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Thomasville<6>
  • Kernersville [Forsyth County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kernersville
    • Kernersville [Forsyth County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Midway
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 24,891 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kernersville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kernersville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kernersville<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Clemmons [Forsyth County]
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      • Clemmons [Forsyth County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the west of Midway
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 21,089 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clemmons have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clemmons
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clemmons<6>
    • Lexington [Davidson County]
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      • Lexington [Davidson County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the south of Midway
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 19,141 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lexington
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lexington<6>
    • Lewisville [Forsyth County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lewisville
      • Lewisville [Forsyth County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Midway
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,369 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lewisville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lewisville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lewisville<6>
    • Archdale [Randolph County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Archdale
      • Archdale [Randolph County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of Midway
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,560 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Archdale
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Archdale<6>
    • Oak Ridge [Guilford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oak Ridge
      • Oak Ridge [Guilford County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Midway
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,126 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oak Ridge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oak Ridge
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oak Ridge<6>
    • Trinity [Randolph County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Trinity
      • Trinity [Randolph County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Midway
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,639 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Trinity have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trinity
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Trinity<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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community within North Carolina

About Davidson County

About North Carolina

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/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of North Carolina's counties, including Davidson, 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>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>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 (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: 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: 35.9746, Longitude: -80.2180       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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