If you’ve visited Danville, you may have fallen in love with our town and thought about living here. We understand the feeling! Danville’s small town charm is one its greatest assets.
As residents of Danville, we like our town for many reasons. Danville is a highly desirable community with many enviable qualities including outdoor recreation opportunities and a relaxed, small-town atmosphere.
Danville has many great characteristics and one of them is access to opportunities. The town is conveniently located just east of Berkeley, Oakland, and San Francisco. Public transportation is easily accessible, making it a snap to get around the Bay Area.
The town’s population consists of many families in addition to single people. Given this family focus, Danville has many good schools with excellent academic rankings. In fact, Danville schools rate as some of the very best across California.
Danville is considered among one of the most expensive ZIP codes in the nation, according to Businessweek. Public and municipal facilities in Danville are maintained at a high standard. Many people in Danville lead affluent lifestyles and live in beautiful homes. Residents here are also highly educated and pursue careers. They enjoy leisure activities and enjoy an active lifestyle.
With its convenient location and proximity to local attractions, the town Danville is close to employment and cultural opportunities in neighboring cities. The town is an hour’s drive from Santa Clara, the heart of Silicon Valley.
One of Danville’s many assets is the many community activities with programs for children, adults, and seniors. The Community Centers give residents a place to gather and makes it very welcoming for new residents. In the summer, the pools are open for aquatic activities. Children can also enroll in the summer camps to learn a new skill or enrich their knowledge.
You’ll also find many great annual events, festivals, and things to do all year long. Downtown Danville is the main location for annual events such as classic car shows, wine strolls and holiday events. Danville has its unique events: Every year, in November the 350-year old landmark Oak Tree is lit during the Tree Lighting Ceremony. Adults and children enjoy a festive evening enlivened by local school bands and get a chance to meet Father Christmas.
No other structure or landmark represents the quaint, neighborhood community of Danville better than the Danville Oak Tree. The Oak Tree has become a symbol of the community and, in many cases, a central point for meeting and communications in the town.
If you enjoy shopping and dining you’ll find many choices in Danville. There are charming boutiques offering unique items that you won’t find anywhere else. Danville also is home to numerous award-winning restaurants. There are casual eateries as well as restaurants that offer gourmet traditional or fusion cuisine.
Another great aspect of living in Danville is the access you’ll have to the recreational opportunities and parks in and around town. There are many lovely parks in town, and a state park and a national park nearby.