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Welcome to Galvin ...

Galvin is located in Lewis County<1>.

Galvin is 160 feet [49 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Galvin lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

Galvin is within the (360) area code.

The ZIP code for Galvin: 98531<3>

Communities Also Named Galvin ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Galvin - it's located in Iowa.

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

Communities near Galvin ...

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

  • Tumwater [Thurston County]
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    • Tumwater [Thurston County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the north of Galvin
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 24,272 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tumwater<5>
  • Centralia [Lewis County]
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    • Centralia [Lewis County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the southeast of Galvin
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,995 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Centralia<5>
  • Chehalis [Lewis County]
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    • Chehalis [Lewis County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Galvin
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,825 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chehalis<5>
  • Rainier [Thurston County]
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    • Rainier [Thurston County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northeast of Galvin
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,350 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rainier<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Napavine [Lewis County]
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      • Napavine [Lewis County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Galvin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,042 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Napavine<5>
    • Tenino [Thurston County]
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      • Tenino [Thurston County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Galvin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,867 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tenino<5>
    • Winlock [Lewis County]
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      • Winlock [Lewis County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the south of Galvin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,490 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winlock<5>
    • Oakville [Grays Harbor County]
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      • Oakville [Grays Harbor County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Galvin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 697 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oakville<5>
    • Pe Ell [Lewis County]
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      • Pe Ell [Lewis County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Galvin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 683 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pe Ell<5>
    • Bucoda [Thurston County]
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      • Bucoda [Thurston County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Galvin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 591 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bucoda<5>

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 Galvin. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Galvin.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Galvin. 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 Galvin.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Galvin ...

Looking for more information about Galvin? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Galvin, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Galvin.

Adding Galvin to Our Gazetteer ...

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

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Galvin was

We also found Galvin

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Galvin on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Washington

About Lewis County

About Washington

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Lewis County: www.co.lewis.wa.us/

The official website for State of Washington: https://access.wa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Washington's counties, including Lewis, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Galvin - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Galvin). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Galvin or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Galvin) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Galvin. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from GalvinOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Galvin. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 46.7417, Longitude: -123.0273    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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