The community is at the junction of Nelson Road and S. Meridian Rd./NE Gratiot County Line Rd.
A post office named Galloway first opened in Gratiot County on February 16, 1883 with Richard Galloway as the first postmaster. This was discontinued on January 19, 1885. It was re-established on July 16, 1889, on section 24 in Lafayette Township with Andrew Schurr as the first postmaster of the re-established office. When the postmaster moved across the county line into Lakefield Township, the post office moved as well. The office was discontinued on October 31, 1902.