Danville

OVERVIEW

Danville is located on U.S. 36 — a four-lane highway which was opened in 1986 to help promote commuting into the city. Major housing subdivisions accommodate many of the town’s residents, with standard home prices around $125,000.

LOCATION

Danville, the county seat of Hendricks County, is located in central Indiana, 20 miles west of Indianapolis on US 36. From Indianapolis’ interstate loop I-465, Chicago, Illinois is 179 miles; Cincinnati, Ohio is 108 miles and Louisville, Kentucky is 119 miles via interstate highways.

POPULATION (figures based on 2000 Census)

City: 6,418
County: 104,093 – Hendricks County
Township: 9,744

UTILITIES

Electric: Hendricks Power Cooperative – 317-745-5473
Gas: Vectren – 800-777-2060
Water and Sewage: City of Danville – 317-745-4180
Telephone: AT&T – 800-742-8771

PUBLIC SERVICES

Police: Danville Police Department – 317-745-5446
Police: Hendricks County Sheriff’s Department – 317-745-6269
Fire Department: Danville Fire Department – 317-745-5446
Post Office: Danville Post Office – 800-275-8777
Library: Danville Public Library – 101 S. Indiana – 317-745-2604

MEDICAL

Local: Clarian West Medical Center – 1111 N. Ronald Reagan Pkwy – 317-217-3000
Local: Hendricks Community Hospital – 1000 E. Main – 317-745-4451
Indianapolis: Indiana University Hospital – 550 University Blvd. – 317-274-5000
Indianapolis: St. Vincent Hospital – 2001 W. 86th St. – 317-338-2121 (E)
Indianapolis: St. Vincent Women’s Hospital -Indianapolis – 8111 Township Line Rd. – 317-415-8111
Indianapolis: Community Hospitals

NEWSPAPERS

Indianapolis: Indianapolis Star – 317-444-4000
Indianapolis: Indianapolis Business Journal – 317-634-6200

AIRPORTS

Indianapolis: Indianapolis International Airport

SCHOOLS (Various private and parochial schools also serve this area)

Websites: Department of Education
Websites: www.danville.k12.in.us
Elementary: Danville North Elementary – 398 Urban St. – 317-745-2610
Elementary: Danville South Elementary – 1375 S. Washington St. – 317-745-2131
Junior High: Danville Junior High – 49 N. Wayne St. – 317-745-5491
High School: Danville Community High School – 100 Westview Dr. – 317-745-6431

CHURCHES

Avon United Methodist – 6520 E. US Hwy 36, Avon, IN – 317-272-4068
Bartlett Chapel – 4396 E. Main St. – 317-745-2504
Calvary Chapel of Danville – 2165 E. Main – 317-745-7199
Church of Christ – 2755 E. Main St. – 317-745-4708
Danville Christian Church – 180 W. Main St. – 317-745-2310
Danville Church of God – 810 W. Lincoln St. – 317-745-6698
Danville Church of the Nazarene – 17 Martin Dr. – 317-745-2786
Danville Friends Meeting – 45 N. 200 E. – 317-745-5348
Danville United Methodist Church – 820 West Mill St. – 317-745-4330
First Assembly of God – 3399 E. Main St. – 317-745-4560
First Baptist Church – 1521 S. CR 75 W. – 317-745-2266
Harmony Baptist Church – 5697 Broyles Rd. – 317-745-0011
Hendricks County Bible Church – 950 Sycamore Ln. – 317-745-4560
Hillcrest Baptist Church – 1102 E. CR 100 N. – 317-745-6972
Northview Christian Church – 623 N. St. Rd. 39 – 317-745-5990
St. Augustine’s Episcopal – 600 N. Washington St. – 317-745-2741
St. Mary Queen of Peace – >1005 W. Main St. – 317-745-4284
United Pentecostal Church – 1003 W. Lincoln St. – 317-745-2257

RECREATION

The Town of Danville maintains a beautiful 50-acre park which is at the heart of the community. The park was established in 1913 and was named after the late Harve Ellis, who was the superintendent for 40 years. Ellis Park contains a swimming pool, clay tennis courts, basketball courts, a full football field, a cinder track, 4 softball diamonds, 1 pee-wee baseball diamond, 2 shelter houses and ample parking. The Town of Danville maintains an outdoor theatre, which serves as a stage for the annual “Symphony in the Park” concerts as well as many other events.