There are over three dozen known ghost towns in the state of Washington, although quite a few of them have little more remaining than empty land and distant memories. Govan is no exception, really: an old schoolhouse, a post office, and a couple of houses are all that’s left of this once-thriving ranching community. However, this hidden Washington ghost town has a truly horrifying past — one that includes a brutal axe murder.

Did you know the story of this hidden Washington ghost town? Have you visited any of the Evergreen State’s ghost towns before? There are some very creepy places here!

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