The Village of Danville is known as “The Gateway to Amish Country”. We are the trailhead/terminus for both the Kokosing Gap Trail and the Mohican Valley Trail that extends to the Bridge of Dreams in Brinkhaven.

Located on U.S. 62, 15 miles northeast of Mount Vernon, Danville is a thriving community of 1,100 residents with homegrown pride and down home values. Home of the second oldest Catholic parish in Ohio, St. Luke Catholic Church, Danville’s roots run deep. The original Danville was laid out by George Sapp, Sr. and Robert Waddell in 1813 and was named for Daniel Sapp, a soldier in the War of 1812. Danville later merged with 2 smaller villages, Rosstown (Rossville) and Buckeye City, to create the village that is seen today.

Small stores to shop and places to eat are plentiful in the community and we offer many activities for visitors to our village. Come and enjoy the small town atmosphere that our village has to offer.

In June, the Danville-Howard Turkey Festival is held at the Danville Community Park with games, rides, contests, and food dominate the three-day event where friends and family find time to get back to the basics of life.

While in Danville, take advantage of the two trails available. If you are a horse enthusiast, be sure to bring your horse and travel the Mohican Valley Trail, a trail open to any non-motorized mode of transportation. This trail runs from Danville to Holmes County. Runners, bikers, and walkers enjoy the scenery of the Kokosing Gap Trail that runs from Danville to Mount Vernon.


'Ladies Night Out’

Hits streets of Danville 

May 6 From 5 - 9 PM

More than 50 local business will open extended hours when the annual Ladies Night Out hits the streets of Danville on Friday, May 6, from 5-9 p.m. Mothers, daughters and friends will enjoy special discounts, spa services, refreshments and sampling from participating businesses. New attractions this year include: •Block Party Finale — Ladies Night Out is extended an extra hour this year for a block party in front of the Main Stage on Market Street. Music, line dancing lessons, door prizes and barbecue will keep the party going after the businesses close at 8 p.m.•More entertainment — Chestnut Ridge Bluegrass Band returns to the main stage this year along with local favorites Megan Campbell, Corie Inverso and Hollie Stone. Rachel Postel, The Boone Family and the Millwood Church of Christ Singers will perform at Memorial Park. Uptown on the Square Steve Butcher will play live sax and DJ tunes.•Independent sales — Representatives will showcase their wares at Memorial Park with more than a dozen brands represented.•Pink Carnation Hunt — One hundred pink carnations will be hidden in and around the sponsoring businesses. Each one collected means a chance to enter into a drawing for more prizes. Ladies who visit at least 10 of 50 participating businesses will also be eligible to win a major gift basket compliments of the businesses. Punch cards, maps and a listing of event specials will be available in all venues, so visitors can start their evening at any participating business in town.Ample parking is available in nearby lots, side streets and the Memorial Park. Visitors are encouraged to park, then walk to area business to add to the celebration of evening. Valley ATV will provide limited transportation to those who need it.

Participating businesses include The Bender Bar, Bird on a Perch, Blonde Robin Boutique, Briar Patch HomeDecor & Gifts, Breezeway Screen, Church Mouse-Danville Interchurch Thrift-Shop, Danville Feed & Supply Inc., Danville Family Dental Danville Feed & Supply, Danville Outdoors, Danville Police Department, Danville Public Library, Danville Tire & Alignment, Danville Veterinary Clinic, First-Knox National Bank Division of Park National Bank, The Hangout, Hometown Market, Hull’s Sportwear Shop/DoTerra Oils, Jamberry Nails, Integrated Health Center-Deborah Sutterlin, Indian Bear Winery, Knox County Dental, Lonsinger Pharmacy, Masterpiece Classic Cars, Katie McCormick, McFadden’s Hot Spot, Moore Style Salon, Jodi Mulisano, Ooh La La Beauty Salon, A Peace of the Past, Sanctuary Services, Scoreboard Drive-In, Sew Special Network, Squeals on Wheels BBQ, Sullivan & Association, Valley ATV; independant dealers: Arbonne, DoTerra, It Works, LulaRoe, Pampered Chef, Park Lane Jewelry, Posh, Premier Designs Jewelry, Scentsy, Thirty One, Tupperware and Younique.

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