Population (2010)

Unincorporated

Arriving in Town

The little village is at the intersection of County Highways OT and ZN.

History

Initially called Midway Station, Midway originated in the 1870s as a station for the Chicago and Northwestern Railroad. The village got a post office in 1872, but it was closed in 1934. In 1881, the village boasted a blacksmith shop, a hotel, a store, and an elevator that could store 10,000 bushels of grain. That’s about as good as it got.

Exploring the Area

Sports & Recreation

The Great River Trail passes through Midway.

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Where to Go Next

Heading upriver? Check out New Amsterdam.

Heading downriver? Check out Brice Prairie.

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