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Welcome to Govan ...

The town of Govan is located in Bamberg County<1> (at the time of its founding, Govan was located in Barnwell County).

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Govan has a population of 58 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Govan.

Govan is 230 feet [70 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Govan lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Govan is located in the (803) area code.

The ZIP code for Govan: 29843<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Govan had an population of 58 people. This is a decrease of 10.77% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 13.43% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Govan had a population of 65 people. This makes Govan the county's 5th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 65 people, the population of Govan decreased 2.99% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 67 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Govan.

Communities Also Named Govan ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Govan - they are located in Saskatchewan and Washington.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Govan.

Communities near Govan ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Govan.

  • Barnwell [Barnwell County]
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    • Barnwell [Barnwell County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the west of Govan
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,260 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Barnwell
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Barnwell<6>
  • Bamberg [Bamberg County]
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    • Bamberg [Bamberg County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Govan
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,160 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bamberg<6>
  • Williston [Barnwell County]
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    • Williston [Barnwell County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Govan
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,912 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Williston<6>
  • Denmark [Bamberg County]
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    • Denmark [Bamberg County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the north of Govan
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,902 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Denmark<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Allendale [Allendale County]
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      • Allendale [Allendale County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Govan
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,829 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Allendale<6>
    • Blackville [Barnwell County]
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      • Blackville [Barnwell County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Govan
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,173 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blackville<6>
    • Fairfax [Allendale County]
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      • Fairfax [Allendale County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Govan
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,622 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fairfax<6>
    • Springfield [Orangeburg County]
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      • Springfield [Orangeburg County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Govan
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 477 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Springfield<6>
    • Ehrhardt [Bamberg County]
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      • Ehrhardt [Bamberg County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Govan
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 477 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ehrhardt
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ehrhardt<6>
    • Hilda [Barnwell County]
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      • Hilda [Barnwell County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the northwest of Govan
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 408 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hilda
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hilda<6>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Govan. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Govan.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Govan. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Govan.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Govan. See our Newspapers Page for Govan.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Govan ...

Looking for more information about Govan? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Govan, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Govan.

Adding Govan to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Govan in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Govan was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Govan on a map titled Rand McNally Map of South Carolina (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Govan on our Genealogy Page.

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Govan. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of South Carolina: https://sc.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of South Carolina's counties, including Bamberg, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Govan.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Govan - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a town (such as Govan). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Govan or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Govan) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Govan. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from GovanOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Govan. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.2229, Longitude: -81.1750    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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