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The location of Midway

Welcome to Midway ...

The city of Midway is located in Wasatch County.

The location of Midway has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Midway has a population of 5,093 people<2> (see below for details).

Midway was established in 1859.

The community of Midway is 5,630 feet [1,716 m] above sea level.<3> 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 telephone area code for Midway: (435)

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Midway had a population of 3,845 people (or 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).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Midway had an population of 5,093 people. This is an increase of 32.46% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 140.12% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Midway ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Midway and not the distance if you are going to drive.<4>.

Community   2017
Alpine   [Map]   10,371   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
American Fork   [Map]   29,527   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Cedar Hills   [Map]   10,334   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Cottonwood Heights   [Map]   ---   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Highland   [Map]   18,957   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Kamas   [Map]   2,176   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Midway.

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.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Midway. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Midway.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Midway:

Websites for Midway ...

Official Website:

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 ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Utah

About Wasatch County

About Utah

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Midway:

The official website for Wasatch County:

The official website for State of Utah:

Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Midway.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Midway - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line 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, 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     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Midway have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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