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Somers Town is a northwest London inner-city area that has been deeply influenced by the 3 central north London railway stations – King’s Cross (1852), St. Pancras (1868) and Euston (1838), along with the Somers Town’s goods depot (1887) by Midland Railway.
To the north of the area is Camden Town, to the south is Bloomsbury, to the southeast is St. Pancras, to the west is Euston and to the east is King’s Cross. Euston tube station, King’s Cross St Pancras tube station and Morning Crescent tube station are the closest London Underground stations in Somers Town.
Notable people associated with the area include footballer Joe Cole, portrait painter and etcher Samuel De Wilde, writer and philosopher Mary Wollstonecraft, cricketer Fred Titmus, and engraver Benjamin Smith. There are two secondary schools in Somers Town as well as the state-owned Regent High School.