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"City of Firsts"

Danville is a city in Boyle County.

Danville is in the Bluegrass region.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for Walker Daniel, founder.

The latitude of Danville is 37.645N. The longitude is -84.772W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 984 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 15,294.


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Median household income
Local
$32,938
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Danville demographic reports
Site of the first college and first post office west of the Alleghenies.
In a 25-minute operation performed without anesthesia, Ephraim McDowell removed a 22-pound ovarian tumor from his patient, 46-year-old Jane Todd Crawford. The surgery, performed in 1809, made history.
Ranked No. 3 in the state, June 2001, in the ePodunk Historic Small Towns Index
Local festivals include:
  • Boyle County Fair - July 16-21, 2007
  • Forkland Heritage Festival - Oct. 12-13, 2007
  • Great American Brass Band Festival - June 7-10, 2007
  • Boyle County Heritage Festival - March 2-4, 2007
  • Great American Balloon Race - June 8, 2007
  • Constitution Square Festival - Sept. 14-16, 2007
  • Heritage Festival - March 2-4, 2007
  • Primitive Arts Festival - May 17-20, 2007
Dates often change. Check Danville web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: Constitution Square State Historic Site, Isaac Shelby Cemetery State Historic Site, Danville Model Railroad Museum, Ephraim McDowell House
Colleges and universities: Centre College
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Danville demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Boyle County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 40440 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

13% of Danville residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Danville ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Danville was $18,906, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

23% of Danville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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History

Historic districts in Danville include Constitution Square Historic District, Danville Commercial District, East Main Street Historic District, Lexington Avenue - Broadway Historic District, Maple Avenue District, Warehouse District ... View historic districts

Housing & real estate

Median rent in Danville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $353.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $802.


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Libraries in Danville include Boyle County Public Libraryary ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Danville include Advocate-Messenger

TV stations in Danville include WDKY.

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Boyle County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Danville political report.

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Traffic

The average commute time for Danville workers is 16 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 6 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Danville between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 3.9 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was slightly lower than the national norm.

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Hotels in Danville include Best Western Danville Inn, Comfort Suites Danville, Hampton Inn, Holiday Inn Express.

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