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Midway is an unincorporated community in Crawford County, Kansas, in the United States.

History

Midway had its start as a mining town, and was once a major railway shipping point of coal.

A post office was opened in Midway in February, 1871, but it closed in March, 1878. It re-opened in August, 1886, at which time it was renamed Nyack. In May, 1887, the old name Midway was restored. The post office closed permanently in 1912.

Coordinates: 37°26′57″N 94°37′52″W / 37.44922°N 94.63107°W / 37.44922; -94.63107


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