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Welcome to Danville ...

The town of Danville is located in Boone County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Danville has a population of 602 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Danville.

Danville is 690 feet [210 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Danville lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Area codes for Danville: (304) & (681)<4>

The ZIP code for Danville: 25053<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Danville had an population of 602 people. This is a decrease of 12.88% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 9.45% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Danville had a population of 691 people. This makes Danville the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Danville represents 0.04% of the total population of West Virginia (which has 1,852,994 people), making it the state's 139th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 691 people, the population of Danville increased 25.64% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 550 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Danville.

Adding Danville to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Danville in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Danville elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Danville on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Danville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that 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, Virginia (2), Washington (2) 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.

  • South Charleston [Kanawha County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for South Charleston
    • South Charleston [Kanawha County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the north of Danville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 12,047 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for South Charleston have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on South Charleston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for South Charleston<8>
  • Logan [Logan County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Logan
    • Logan [Logan County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southwest of Danville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,470 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Logan
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Logan<8>
  • Chesapeake [Kanawha County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chesapeake
    • Chesapeake [Kanawha County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northeast of Danville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,414 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chesapeake have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chesapeake
  • Marmet [Kanawha County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marmet
    • Marmet [Kanawha County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northeast of Danville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,366 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marmet have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marmet
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marmet<8>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Belle [Kanawha County]
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      • Belle [Kanawha County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northeast of Danville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,126 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Belle have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belle
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Belle<8>
    • Chapmanville [Logan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chapmanville
      • Chapmanville [Logan County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the southwest of Danville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,094 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chapmanville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chapmanville<8>
    • Hamlin [Lincoln County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hamlin
      • Hamlin [Lincoln County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northwest of Danville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,048 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hamlin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hamlin<8>
    • Whitesville [Boone County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Whitesville
      • Whitesville [Boone County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southeast of Danville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 427 people
      • Former names for Whitesville:
      • Jarrods Valley
      • Pritchard City
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Whitesville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Whitesville<8>
    • West Logan [Logan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Logan
      • West Logan [Logan County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Danville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 364 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Logan have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Logan
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Logan<8>
    • Mitchell Heights [Logan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mitchell Heights
      • Mitchell Heights [Logan County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the southwest of Danville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 273 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mitchell Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mitchell Heights

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. 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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Boone County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Danville. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of West Virginia: https://www.wv.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of West Virginia's counties, including Boone, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Danville.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Danville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).
<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a town (such as Danville). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Danville or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Danville) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Danville. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Danville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Danville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.0806, Longitude: -81.8348    
<7>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<8>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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