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Midway, New Mexico
Census-designated place
Country United States
State New Mexico
County Chaves
Area
 • Total 2.5 sq mi (6.4 km2)
 • Land 2.5 sq mi (6.4 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 3,573 ft (1,089 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 971
 • Density 391/sq mi (150.8/km2)
Time zone Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)
 • Summer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP code 88230
Area code(s) 575
FIPS code 35-48480
GNIS feature ID 0923629

Midway is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Chaves County, New Mexico, United States. The population was 971 at the 2010 census.

Geography

Midway is located in central Chaves County at 33°17′40″N 104°27′0″W / 33.29444°N 104.45°W / 33.29444; -104.45, 9 miles (14 km) southeast of the center of Roswell, the county seat. U.S. Route 285 forms the western edge of the CDP, leading northwest to Roswell and south 33 miles (53 km) to Artesia. New Mexico State Road 2 runs through the center of the community, joining US 285 at the CDP's northwest corner and running southeast 15 miles (24 km) to Hagerman.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the Midway CDP has a total area of 2.5 square miles (6.4 km2), all of it land.


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