Galvin, Washington

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Galvin is a small unincorporated community in Lewis County, Washington, United States,[1] near Lincoln Creek and the Chehalis River four miles (6.4 km) northwest of Centralia.

Galvin was platted on 3 June 1910 as a logging settlement. Originally named Lincoln, it was renamed in the next year for John Galvin, its founder.[2]


  1. ^ "Galvin". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ Mess hall crew, Lincoln Creek Lumber Company, ca. 1920, University of Washington Digital Collections. Accessed 2008-08-03.

Coordinates: 46°44′32″N 123°01′37″W / 46.74222°N 123.02694°W / 46.74222; -123.02694