Community population: 42,966 / Service area population: 108,006
Located in the Piedmont region of south central Virginia, Danville has all the qualities of small-town charm as well as the assets of a city with a variety of historical, cultural, educational and recreational opportunities. Situated on the banks of the Dan River, Danville exceeds expectations with over 680 acres of parks and trails. Local attractions include the Carrington Pavilion, The Danville Science Center, Danville Museum of Fine Arts & History, AAF Tank Museum, The Institute for Advanced Learning and Research, The Farmers Market at the Crossing of the Dan, Danville Otterbots Baseball, and Virginia International Raceway. Education is an important part of community life. Averett University offers 35 undergraduate degrees and three master’s degrees. Danville Community College offers more than 100 programs in general education, college transfer, and career training, along with customized classes to meet the needs of business and industry.