Plenty to enjoy on your Sunday drive through Danville. Whether you are passing through or visiting, take a drive through the charming town of Danville, Iowa and you will pass by many local attractions.
These attractions consist of the Danville Community School District, the local library, Danville Fire Station, and even the Bear’s Den Playground located in the town park. The quaint town of Danville is located about four miles northeast of Geode State Park, a 1,640-acre park with a breathtaking 187-acre lake, and four miles northwest of Middletown. With a population of less than a thousand residents, Danville is a tiny outpost in Des Moines County, located far from the bustle and busyness of the city of Des Moines.
The town itself enjoys a pleasant setting not far from the splendor of the Mississippi River, where waterfront parks and nature areas give locals a place to relax on beautiful summer weekends. Though it’s made up of only a dozen or so residential and commercial streets, the downtown area features a public library, schools, churches, gas stations, and banks. Near the Danville Community Building are a playground and a basketball court, giving younger residents a place to expend some energy. Though living in Danville means adjusting to a slower pace of life, there’s plenty of dining, shopping, and entertainment in adjacent towns such as Burlington and Mt. Pleasant. And it’s just a short road trip to all the excitement of big cities like Des Moines, Cedar Rapids, and Peoria. Homes for sale in Danville were made to impress. From two-story traditional beauties to brand-new ranch-style homes, dwellings here blend vintage charm with modern living. Whether you have your heart set on a well-maintained farmhouse built in the late 1800s or a contemporary stunner in a subdivision, you’re sure to find what you’re looking for among the available Danville real estate options. Reference the Danville Neighborhood Guide below for up-to-date real estate market trends, nearby school profiles, community demographic information, and more.
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Danville, with a population of upwards of 930 residents, was founded in 1854 by Alanson and Miss Harriet Messenger, and is a city in Des Moines County, Iowa.
Geode State Park: Named for Iowa’s state rock, the geode, Geode State Park is 1,640 acres. The prime attraction is Lake Geode, a peaceful 187-acre lake that has become well-known for excellent fishing for large mouth bass, bluegill, crappie, channel catfish, bullhead and redear sunfish. At Geode State Park there are many amenities within the park to make for a fun-filled day.
Danville Library: The Danville Library is housed within the Danville Station. The Station contains multiple areas of interest to the locals, including the Danville Library, the Danville Museum, the Anne Frank Connection, the 100-seat activity room, and Danville’s tourism center.
Water’s Roadside Park: Located southeast of Danville, this park sits off of old Highway 34 and features picnic tables for relaxing, a fire grill and also a restroom. It was donated to the Des Moines County Conservation in 1985.