Danville, City of
Town Incorporated: 1830
City Incorporated: 1890 North Danville was annexed in 1896
Danville, in Pittsylvania County, was named for the Dan River on which the city is located. Danville was established in 1793; it was incorporated as a town in 1830 and as a city in 1890. North Danville was added in 1896. The population is 48,411 according to the 2000 census.
Original Records at The Library of Virginia: Yes