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Around Midway ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Beckley. It lies just northeast of Midway. Beckley has a population of 15,900 people.<1>.

The next largest community is Bluefield. It is located about 31 miles [ km] to the south of Midway and has a population of 9,600 people.

Below is a sample of neighboring communities: Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Midway.<2>

  • Beaver [Raleigh County]
  • Beckley [Raleigh County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beckley
    • Beckley [Raleigh County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the northeast of Midway
    • Estimated population in 2019: 15,940 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beckley
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Beckley<3>
  • Coal City [Raleigh County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coal City
    • Coal City [Raleigh County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the southeast of Midway
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Coal City have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coal City
  • Crab Orchard [Raleigh County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crab Orchard
    • Crab Orchard [Raleigh County] lies less than 2 miles<2> to the north of Midway
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crab Orchard have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crab Orchard
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Crab Orchard<3>
  • Glen White [Raleigh County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glen White
    • Glen White [Raleigh County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the west of Midway
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glen White
  • Harper [Raleigh County]
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    • Lester [Raleigh County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lester
      • Lester [Raleigh County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the west of Midway
      • Estimated population in 2019: 314 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lester have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lester
    • Mabscott [Raleigh County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mabscott
      • Mabscott [Raleigh County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the north of Midway
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,263 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mabscott have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mabscott
    • MacArthur [Raleigh County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for MacArthur
      • MacArthur [Raleigh County] lies 2 miles [3.2 km]<2> to the northeast of Midway
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for MacArthur have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on MacArthur
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for MacArthur<3>
    • Old Mill Village [Raleigh County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Old Mill Village
      • Old Mill Village [Raleigh County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the north of Midway
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Old Mill Village have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Old Mill Village
    • Princewick [Raleigh County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Princewick
      • Princewick [Raleigh County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the south of Midway
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Princewick
    • Sophia [Raleigh County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sophia
      • Sophia [Raleigh County] lies less than 2 miles<2> to the southwest of Midway
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,231 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sophia have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sophia
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sophia<3>
    • Stotesbury [Raleigh County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stotesbury
      • Stotesbury [Raleigh County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the southwest of Midway
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stotesbury have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stotesbury
    • Tilden [Raleigh County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tilden
      • Tilden [Raleigh County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<2> to the east of Midway
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tilden
    • Tolleys [Raleigh County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tolleys
      • Tolleys [Raleigh County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<2> to the northwest of Midway
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tolleys

For more communities neighboring Midway, please visit our County-by-County Page for Midway.

Raleigh County ...

Midway is located in Raleigh County<5>.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Raleigh County: Boone, Fayette, Kanawha, Mercer, Summers & Wyoming.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Midway ...

It seems like there is always a nearby community with a name that seems interesting, maybe familiar or just catches our attention in some other way. We've collected some names which strike us as being curious or interesting. Our list can be found on the Tidbits & Trivia Page for Midway.

Airports Near Midway ...

When a trip includes a flight, we try to find an airport that best fits our travel plans.<6> To that purpose, we've assembled a list of that are relatively close to Midway and that information can be found on the Airports Page for Midway.

Websites We Enjoy ...

When we're planning a trip, we like to check the following websites for sights, attractions and places to visit.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in West Virginia

About Raleigh County

About West Virginia

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 State of West Virginia: https://www.wv.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Midway.
<2>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 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: 37.7196, Longitude: -81.2370       In this case, the coordinates for Midway have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<4>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.
<5>If you're interested in how the shape of West Virginia's counties, including Raleigh, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<6>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Midway), we usually look for the obvious: the choice of airlines that fly into the airport, the number of flights, the connections we have to make, which car rentals are available, etc. We also look for sights and attractions that we might find between any given airport and our destination - we do love exploring. We're willing to fly into a more distant airport if we can get the services and amenities that we like. Even though our choice of airport might be inconvenient to others, it usually gives us a better trip.




 

 

 

 

 


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