Woodlawn is a village in Co Galway. It is located on the R359 regional road between the main road and rail networks which traverse east-west, 16km from Ballinasloe and approximately 48km from Galway City. The name Woodlawn applies to a wide area, of which Woodlawn railway station, Post Office and the Church of Ireland parish church are the central points. The landscape is a blend of woodland, bog and pasture, which give a varied texture to the area. The Church of Ireland parish of Woodlawn is in the Diocese of Limerick, Killaloe and Clonfert. The area is noted for Woodlawn House while there is also a school and small selection of shops and pubs.