Galloway, West Virginia

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Galloway
Census-designated place (CDP)
Galloway is located in West Virginia
Galloway
Galloway
Location within the state of West Virginia
Coordinates: 39°13′54″N 80°7′45″W / 39.23167°N 80.12917°W / 39.23167; -80.12917Coordinates: 39°13′54″N 80°7′45″W / 39.23167°N 80.12917°W / 39.23167; -80.12917
Country United States
State West Virginia
County Barbour
Area[1]
 • Total 0.627 sq mi (1.62 km2)
 • Land 0.627 sq mi (1.62 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 143
 • Density 230/sq mi (88/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 26349

Galloway is a census-designated place (CDP) and coal town in northwestern Barbour County, West Virginia, USA. It lies along West Virginia Route 76 northwest of the city of Philippi, the county seat of Barbour County.[3] Its elevation is 1,073 feet (327 m).[4] Although it is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 26349.[5] As of the 2010 census, its population is 143.[2]

The community was named after W. T. Galloway, a railroad official.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2011-05-14. 
  3. ^ Rand McNally. The Road Atlas '08. Chicago: Rand McNally, 2008, p. 112.
  4. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Galloway, West Virginia, Geographic Names Information System, 1980-06-27. Accessed 2008-04-22.
  5. ^ Zip Code Lookup
  6. ^ Kenny, Hamill (1945). West Virginia Place Names: Their Origin and Meaning, Including the Nomenclature of the Streams and Mountains. Piedmont, WV: The Place Name Press. p. 258.