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Miscellaneous References and Mentions

While our initial data about Galva came from various goverment sources (GNIS, US Census, FIPS), we also found mention of Galva in various books, maps and other sources. When we find a mention, a fact or snippet, we add that information to our Gazetter.

We've created the following list to keep track of the sources that proved useful in adding to our knowledge about Galva. We hope that they will be useful to you.

Galva is contained in a comprehensive list of Post Offices that was created by Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<1>

From that list:

The Galva post office opened in 1855.

Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895)
Published by Rand McNally & Co.

A note taken from the Shipper's Guide for Galva:
Services available in 1895: had a Post Office, a Railroad Station, a Express Office

List of Post Offices in the United States (1870)
Published by the Government Printing Office

Map from 1870 (unknown title/publisher)

SPV's Comprehensive Railroad Atlas of North America - Great Lakes West
Written by: Walker, Mike
Published by Steam Powered Video (SPV), 2005
(Available from

Shell Oil Road Map for Illinois (1956)
Published by Shell Oil Company

We found Galva in these Censuses: 2010-1990. See our Census Page for Galva for more information.

Both the GNIS and FIPS databases contain entries for Galva. See our Misc Page for Galva for more information.

Railroad Mentions of Galva:

Galva was mentioned in the following schedule:

Burlington Northern Railroad Time Tables (April 1970)

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

The official website for Henry County:

The official website for State of Illinois:

Footnotes ...

<1>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:


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