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Gavrilov-Yam is a Russian town in the Yaroslavl Region. The town stands on River Kotorosl, the influx of Volga, 46 km away from Yaroslavl.

It has a railway station.

The town with the population of 17 579 people (as of 2013) takes the area of 11

History of Gavrilov-Yam

Gavrilov Yam was founded as a village on the lands of the St. Sergius Trinity Monastery, 7 km away from the Rostov and Suzdal road in 1545.

In 1872 the local entrepreneur A.A. Lokalov built a spinning and weaving mill, which became a crucial enterprise for 5 workers settlements developed around it.

Gavrilov-Yam became an industrial township in 1927 and a town in 1938.

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