Govans is a neighborhood located in the U.S. state of Maryland. It is within Baltimore City in northeastern area. Nearby communities include Mid-Govans, Rosebank, Lothian, Benninghause, Woodbourne McCabe, Winston-Govans, Homeland, and Richnor Springs. Govans was formerly granted to a wealthy Baltimore shipowner, named William Govane. It coordinates at 39°21′46″N 76°36′35″W. It has Zip code 21212.