|Elevation ||4,153 ft (1,266 m)|
Midas (formerly, Shady Run) is an unincorporated community in Placer County, California. Midas is located on the Southern Pacific Railroad, 4.5 miles (7.2 km) east of Dutch Flat. It lies at an elevation of 4153 feet (1266 m).
The Shady Run post office operated from 1872 to 1879 and from 1903 to 1904.
- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Midas, California
- Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 522. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.
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