Welcome to Danville, Kentucky
Welcome to Danville, Kentucky, the County Seat of Boyle County
, a place of opportunity that 15,500 people and 900 businesses call home. Danville’s friendly people, safe streets, and active citizens have earned it a ranking in the One Hundred Best Small Towns in America. Also certified as a retirement community, Danville offers an exceptional quality of life compared to the hustle and bustle of a big city with crowded interstates.
It is Better Here
We’re home to Centre College
, a nationally renowned liberal arts & sciences college attracting students from all over the country, the Danville campus of the Bluegrass Kentucky Technical College
, Kentucky School for the Deaf
, two quality school districts, and excellent business resources. You will find in Danville “It is better here” with our numerous attractions, festivals, special events, landmarks, and accommodations.
It's Show Time!
It is always show time whether you attend a performance at the Great American Brass Band Festival
, the West T. Hill Community Theater
, the nationally renowned Pioneer Playhouse
, or the premier performing arts venue in Central Kentucky, The Norton Center for the Arts
Also, be sure to enjoy one of the many exhibits or participate in one of the many activities at the Community Arts Center
With abundant health care, great parks, and low state and local taxes, we invite you to explore our beautiful neighborhoods for the home of your dreams! The median home cost in the Danville area is an affordable $120,000, nearly $100,000 lower than the national median.
Danville offers a choice housing selection that can accommodate anyone’s taste or budget. Here you’ll find styles ranging from modest single-family homes and spacious ranches to lovely brick homes and luxury mansions. Townhouses are available at Charleston Greene and senior housing is offered at McDowell Place, Arnold Tower, and other locations.
Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center
Danville is the home of the Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center
, a “modern 187-bed integrated health care delivery system that offers a full array of ancillary services and state-of-the-art procedures and techniques to the residents of a six-county area.” Affiliated with nearly 100 independent physicians in 26 specialties, Ephraim McDowell houses independent diagnostic and treatment centers for MRI, radiation therapy, oncology and hematology, and renal dialysis. The hospital also includes an assisted living facility; an early childhood learning and child care center; and the McDowell Wellness Center, which offers many health education and wellness programs.
Danville Economic Development
Several organizations work through the Danville / Boyle County Economic Development Partnership
to encourage economic growth in the community.
Businesses and industries benefit from excellent transportation throughout the area. The Danville-Boyle County Airport offers two runways for private and corporate jets, industrial airfreight, as well as general aviation, and the Norfolk Southern Railway provides a freight rail yard. Danville is situated at the crossroads of five major highways and is only 44 miles from Blue Grass Airport