Midland, TX is a city and the county seat in Midland County, Texas. Midland, TX is so large that it actually extends partially into Martin County, Texas. According to the 2010 census, Midland had a population over 111,000 and counting.
Midland, TX was founded in 1881 as the Midway Station between Fort Worth, TX and El Paso, TX along the Texas and Pacific Railroad. After an oil boom in the early 1920s, Midland's economy greatly depended upon the oil industry.