Place:Govans, Baltimore (independent city), Maryland, United States

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NameGovans
Alt namesGovanstownsource: wikipedia
mid Govanssource: wikipedia
TypeNeighborhood
Coordinates39.35°N 76.6°W
Located inBaltimore (independent city), Maryland, United States
Contained Places
Cemetery
Saint Mary Catholic Cemetery

Govans today is a neighborhood in independent Baltimore City, Maryland, USA.

For much of its history, it was called Govanstown and was a village in Baltimore County located north of the Baltimore City line. It was named after William Govane, who received a tract of land from Frederick Calvert, 6th Lord Baltimore, in 1755.


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