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Welcome to Galloway ...

Galloway is located in Pulaski County<1>.


The location of Galloway has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>


While we don't have a date for the founding of Galloway, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1871.

Galloway is 250 feet [76 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Galloway lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Galloway lies within the (501) area code.

Communities Also Named Galloway ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 20 communities that are also named Galloway - they are located in Alabama, British Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Michigan (2), Mississippi, Missouri, New Brunswick, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Texas (3), West Virginia and Wisconsin.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Galloway.

Communities near Galloway ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Galloway.

  • Little Rock
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the west)
  • North Little Rock
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the west)
  • Sherwood
    (5 miles [8 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sherwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sherwood
    • Sherwood is located in Pulaski County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 31,653 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sherwood <4>
  • Jacksonville
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the north)
  • Cabot
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cabot
    • Cabot is located in Lonoke County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 26,466 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cabot <4>
  • Maumelle
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Maumelle have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Maumelle
    • Maumelle is located in Pulaski County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 18,242 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Maumelle <4>
  • Ward
    (18 miles [29 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ward have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ward
    • Ward is located in Lonoke County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,486 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ward <4>
  • Austin
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Austin
    • Austin is located in Lonoke County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,504 people
  • Lonoke
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the east)
  • Shannon Hills
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shannon Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shannon Hills
    • Shannon Hills is located in Saline County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,087 people

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Galloway. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Galloway.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Galloway. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Galloway.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Galloway. See our Newspapers Page for Galloway.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Galloway ...

Looking for more information about Galloway? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Galloway, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Galloway.

Adding Galloway to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Galloway in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Galloway was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<5>

From that list, the Galloway post office opened in 1871.

We also found Galloway in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Galloway.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Galloway. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Pulaski County: www.co.pulaski.ar.us/

The official website for State of Arkansas: https://portal.arkansas.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Arkansas' counties, including Pulaski, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Galloway - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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