Located in the northwest corner of Fayette County, Gallaway is bordered on the west by Shelby County and on the north by Tipton County. The town was incorporated in 1968 and is the home of numerous industries. There are 5 churches in Gallaway and a full care nursing home. Gallaway also has a youth department and during the summer they offer a summer program. There is also a community center for senior citizens in the housing area.