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Midway
Wasatch County, Utah

ZipCodes
84049




Page Contents for Midway, Utah

Statistics & Facts

Location

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Government

Historical Events

Chamber of Commerce.

Organizations, Churches, and Sports.

Libraries.

Schools.

Miscellany



Statistics & Facts

The Utah state capital is Salt Lake City.
The population of Midway is approximately 3,746 2009, 3845 2010.
The approximate number of families is 1,000 2000, 1276 2010.
The amount of land area in Midway is 8.7 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Midway is 3.3 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Midway to Washington DC is 1894 miles.
The distance to the Utah state capital is 32 miles. (as the crow flies)
Midway is positioned 40.51 degrees north of the equator and 111.47 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Midway elevation is 5,584 feet above sea level.
Midway per capita income is $ 29,294 2009.
Midway median income is $ 67,144 2009.
The Midway median home price is $ 359,131 2009.

Location

about four miles from Heber in north-central Utah. Other nearby areas include Charleston, Daniel, Wallsburg, Park City, Alta, South Snyderville Basin and Francis.

Here is a map page for Midway
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Weather


seasonal with all four seasons represented.

Here is a current weather page for Midway.
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History & History Related Items

The area was visited by trapper Etienne Provost in 1824. The whole valley became known as Provo or upper Provo with the local river also named for him. Later on, the town became known as Midway City. The first real settlers came in 1858 when a road was opened through Provo Canyon. A few small communities began called the Upper and Lower Settlements. One of these was later named Mound City. When Indian troubles forced the residents to build a fort for protection, they built it halfway between the two communities. This was the beginning of Midway. Many of the early settlers were of Swiss descent. As the area grew, so did the need to supplies and jobs. Several sawmills were built in the mid-1800s. Later a gristmill was added along with a number of retail stores. Due to the hot springs in the area, a few resorts were built which brought in new visitors and residents. Midway City incorporated 1 June 1891.

While agriculture is important in the local economy, recreation is rapidly becoming the leading industry in the area with many ski areas, spas, trails and more

Here is a history page for Midway. Also try this history page.
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The settling of Midway

1858

The incorporation of Midway

1 June 1891


Attractions

Wasatch Mountain State Park
Phone 435-654-1791 for more information
This State park has over 22,000 acres and is at 6,000 feet above sea level. It is located near Midway. Both winter and summer activities are available.

Swiss Days in Midway
Festival of arts, crafts, musical entertainment in August.
Ph: 435 654-2580.

Heber Valleys OFFICIAL Information Site

A Midway Christmas
Displays, Creche Exhibit and much more

The Midway Hot Pots
There are several dozen active hot pots in the area. Hot Pots are natural hot-water springs that are usually about 10-20 feet in diameter.
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Midway City Government

Midway City
75 N. 100 W.
P.O. Box 277
Midway, Utah 84049
Phone: 435-654-3223

Midway Historical Events

2002
Midway was the site of the 2002 Winter Olympics cross-country and biathlon events at Soldier Hollow.

Midway Chamber

Heber Valley Chamber of Commerce
475 North Main Street
Heber, UT 84032
Phone: 435-654-3666

Midway Organizations

Heber Valley Chamber of Commerce
475 North Main Street
Heber, UT 84032
Phone: 435-654-3666

Midway Libraries

Wasatch County Library
465 East 1200 South
Heber City, Utah

Midway Schools

Wasatch County School District
101 East 200 North
Heber City, Utah 84032
Phone: 435-654-0280 Midway

Miscellany

The population of Midway was:
1890 - 769
1900 - 939
1910 - 1,003
1920 - 805
1930 - 745
1940 - 801
1950 - 711
1960 - 713
1970 - 804
1980 - 1,194
1990 - 1,554
2000 - 2,121
2004 - 2,529
2009 - 3,746

Median age:
2000 - 30.6 years

Number of Housing Units:
1990 - 686
2000 - 1,000


Median Household Income:
2000 - $ 51,071
2009 - 67,144

Per Capita Income:
2000 - $ 22,551
2009 - $ 29,294

Median House Value:
2000 - $ 211,400
2009 - $ 359,131

Midway is located in the Mountain Time zone and does participate in daylight savings time during a portion of the year.


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