Midway is a city in Liberty County, Georgia, United States. It is a part of theHinesville-Fort Stewart metropolitan statistical area. Midway is situated nearSavannah, Brunswick, St. Simons Island, and Jekyll Island. The population was 1,100 as of the 2000 census.
Midway has several museums, including the Midway Museum and Cemetery and the Dorchester Academy Museum. Midway is surrounded bywetlands. There are also two islands, Colonel's Island and Dolphin Island.
|Motto: "A growing city with a hometown feel"|
Location in Liberty County and the state of Georgia
Midway is located at Coordinates: (31.799873, -81.412298).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 5.6 square miles (15 km2), of which, 5.6 square miles (15 km2) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) of it (0.71%) is water.
The Midway Museum is home to documents, exhibits, and furnishings associated with the Midway Society from the Colonial period through its last meeting in December 1865. The Midway Museum was Georgia's first colonial museum.
In July 2011 Midway received national attention after city police shut down a lemonade stand run by young girls attempting to earn money for a waterpark trip. Police and city officials maintained the girls were required to obtain a business license. Neighboring Richmond Hill allowed the girls to set up their lemonade stand at its first farmer's market later that month
Public education is provided by the Liberty County School System. Public schools located in Midway are: