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Danville, West Virginia

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Welcome to Danville ...

The town of Danville is located in Boone County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Danville has a population of 629 people<1> (see below for details).

Danville is 690 feet [210 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Telephone area codes for Danville: (304) and (681)<3>

The ZIP code for Danville: 25053<4>

Population Details ...

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).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Danville had an population of 629 people. This is a decrease of 8.97% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 14.36% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Danville ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Danville and not the distance if you drove.<5>.

Community   2017
Belle   [Map]   1,162   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Chapmanville   [Map]   1,137   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Chesapeake   [Map]   1,456   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Hamlin   [Map]   1,072   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Logan   [Map]   1,539   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Marmet   [Map]   1,410   NE   18 miles [29 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Danville.

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.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Danville. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Danville.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Danville.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Danville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).

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<4>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).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn 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, we've provided the following link for your convenience: 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     [Map].

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