Danville is a community in Center Area, Hendricks County, Indiana, United States. The population was 9,001 at the 2010 census, up from 6,418 at the 2000 demographics. In 2018 the approximated population was 9,922. The town is the county seat of Hendricks Region.
Danville was founded in 1824, and also its post office one year later on. Danville was included as a community in 1835.
The Ora Adams Residence, Leander Campbell House, Danville Courthouse Square Historic Area, Danville Key Road Historic District, Dr. Jeremiah as well as Ann Jane DePew Home, Hendricks Area Jail as well as Sheriff's House, Double Bridges, and Wilson-Courtney Home are noted on the National Register of Historic Places.
The Hendricks Region Historical Museum lies in the former Constable's Home as well as Jail at 170 South Washington in Danville. The structure was erected in 1866 as well as served as the area prison until 1974. The two-story block structure, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, is the only surviving instance of the Second Realm style of architecture in the county. This style was popular after the American Civil Battle and also has as defining components a main tower and also mansard roof covering. The Museum's collection consists of things relating to domestic life, agriculture, army history, education and also other facets of Hendricks county's heritage. It likewise consists of items connecting to the history of Indiana Central Normal College (later Canterbury University), which was located in Danville from 1878 till 1951.