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Danville is a city in Vermilion County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named after Dan Beckworth, founder.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Danville. For links to other places called Danville, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Danville is 40.124N. The longitude is -87.63W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 600 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 33,106.
Abraham Lincoln practiced law here from 1841 to 1859.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Danville demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Vermilion 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 61832 ZIP code.
18% of Danville residents report German ancestry, and 11% 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 $16,476, compared with $21,587 nationally.
16% of Danville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Danville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $317. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $638.
Libraries in Danville include Danville Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Danville include Commercial-News
Vermilion County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Danville political report.
The average commute time for Danville workers is 16 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 15 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 4.4 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was slightly higher than the national norm.
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Cons: buses don't run late enough
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