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Town Name: Danville 

Population: 2,172

Area: 61.12 SQ MILES

Brief History: Established by the Vermont Legislature on October 31, 1786, making it one of the last towns to be created in Caledonia County. It was named for 18-century cartographer Jean Baptiste Bourguignon d’Anville.

General Area Info: It has been called “village in the hills,” which is appropriate as it is surrounded by Vermont’s renowned rolling green hills. Joe’s Pond covers 396 acres, which is in both Danville and Cabot.

Attractions: Great Vermont Corn Maze, Joe’s Pond, Greenbank’s Hollow, Lamoille Valley Rail Trail, Charles D. Brainerd Public Library, Danville Green, Danville Farmers’ Market

Recreational Activities: Biking, Camping, Fishing, Boating, Swimming, Paddling, Snowmobiling, Horseback Riding

Fun Facts:

  • From the late 18th to early 19th centuries, a Debtors’ prison was located in the town. At 11’x17’ the Charles D. Brainerd Library in West Danville is the smallest library in the state. 


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  • K-8: Danville School
  • High School: Danville School

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