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Welcome to Midway ...

The city of Midway is located in Wasatch 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 5,280 people<3> (see below for details).

Midway was established in 1859.

The community of Midway is 5,630 feet [1,716 m] above sea level.<4> In other words, the altitude of Midway is about 1 mile [or ~1¾ km] above sea level.

Time Zone: Midway lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

The area code for Midway: (435)

Websites for Midway ...

Official Website: www.midwaycityut.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Midway had an population of 5,280 people. This is an increase of 37.32% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 148.94% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Midway had a population of 3,845 people (which is 16.34% of the total population of Wasatch County). This makes Midway the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Midway represents 0.14% of the total population of Utah (which has 2,763,885 people), making it the state's 89th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,845 people, the population of Midway increased 81.28% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,121 people).

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

Adding Midway to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

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, we also found mention of Midway elsewhere: The earliest map where we found it was on a .

We also found Midway mentioned in the book 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 ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that 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 Carolina (11), North Dakota, Ohio (9), Oklahoma (6), Oregon (5), Pennsylvania (5), South Carolina (8), South Dakota (3), Tennessee (21), Texas (28), 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.

  • Orem [Utah County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Orem
    • Orem [Utah County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Midway
    • Estimated population in 2019: 97,828 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Orem
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Orem<6>
  • Pleasant Grove [Utah County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pleasant Grove
    • Pleasant Grove [Utah County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Midway
    • Estimated population in 2019: 38,258 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pleasant Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pleasant Grove
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pleasant Grove<6>
  • Cottonwood Heights [Salt Lake County]
  • American Fork [Utah County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for American Fork
    • American Fork [Utah County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Midway
    • Estimated population in 2019: 33,161 people
    • Former names for American Fork:
    • Lake City
    • McArthursville
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on American Fork
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for American Fork<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Highland [Utah County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Highland
      • Highland [Utah County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of Midway
      • Estimated population in 2019: 19,175 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Highland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Highland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Highland<6>
    • Lindon [Utah County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lindon
      • Lindon [Utah County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Midway
      • Estimated population in 2019: 11,100 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lindon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lindon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lindon<6>
    • Alpine [Utah County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alpine
      • Alpine [Utah County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Midway
      • Estimated population in 2019: 10,498 people
      • Former names for Alpine:
      • Dry Creek Settlement
      • Fort Wordsworth
      • Mountainville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alpine
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alpine<6>
    • Cedar Hills [Utah County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cedar Hills
      • Cedar Hills [Utah County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Midway
      • Estimated population in 2019: 10,083 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cedar Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedar Hills
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cedar Hills<6>
    • Park City [Summit County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Park City
      • Park City [Summit County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the north of Midway
      • Estimated population in 2019: 8,526 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Park City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Park City<6>
    • Kamas [Summit County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kamas
      • Kamas [Summit County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Midway
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,276 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kamas have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kamas
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kamas<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.

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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Utah

About Wasatch County

About Utah

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Midway: www.midwaycityut.org/

The official website for Wasatch County: www.co.wasatch.ut.us/

The official website for State of Utah: https://www.utah.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Utah's counties, including Wasatch, 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 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things 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 for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Midway

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Midway. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.5170, Longitude: -111.4747       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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