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Welcome to Danville ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Danville has a population of 40,036 people<1> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Danville.
The city of Danville is 530 feet [162 m] above sea level.<2>.
Time Zone: Danville lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Danville: (434)
The ZIP code for Danville: 24541<3>
Websites for Danville ...
Official Website: www.danville-va.gov/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Danville had an population of 40,036 people. This is a decrease of 7.01% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 17.3% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Danville had a population of 43,055 people.
The population of Danville represents 0.54% of the total population of Virginia (which has 8,001,024 people), making it the state's 15th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 43,055 people, the population of Danville decreased 11.06% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 48,411 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Danville.
Communities Also Named Danville ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Virginia communities named Danville: This one is located in and the other is located in Pittsylvania County.
Beyond Virginia, there are 47 communities that are also named Danville - they are located in Alabama (2), Arkansas, California (2), Florida, Georgia (2), Illinois, Indiana (2), Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Louisiana (2), Maine, Maryland (2), Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio (4), Pennsylvania, Quebec (3), South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas (3), Vermont, Washington (2), West Virginia and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Danville.
Communities near Danville ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Danville.
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 Danville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Danville.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Danville. 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 Danville.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Danville. Our list includes 54 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Danville.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Danville ...
Looking for more information about Danville? 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.
In addition to the Tourism page for Danville, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Danville.
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The official website for Danville: www.danville-va.gov/
The official website for State of Virginia: https://www.virginia.gov/
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022