The “Heart of the San Ramon Valley,” Danville offers the perfect blend of upscale amenities and small town charm. Its quaint character and convenient location just 30 miles east of San Francisco make it the perfect place to work, live, and play. With a population of approximately 42,215. Danville is known for its small-town atmosphere and its outstanding quality of life.
Danville’s historic downtown features shops, restaurants, and art galleries that draw people from throughout the area. You’ll find epicurean adventures around every corner like upscale eateries with one-of-a-kind menus and pizzerias with family-friendly fare. Arts and culture abound at the Village Theatre, The Museum of the San Ramon Valley, and the Tao House—home to America's only Nobel Prize winning playwright Eugene O'Neill.
One of Danville's most desirable attributes is its sense of community. The town hosts a wonderful array of events throughout the year from Farmer's Markets to street fairs to holiday celebrations. The Town's highly rated schools, executive homes, and unending recreational activities (including hiking, biking, swimming and more) add to the town's unparalleled appeal.
From the San Jose AreaTake I-880 north to Mission 238 to I-680 north or I-280 south to I-680 northI-680 North to the Diablo Road exitProceed left on Diablo to Hartz Avenue to reach Historic DowntownTime: approximately 45 minutes
From the San Francisco AreaTake the Bay Bridge I-80 east to I-580 east to Hwy 24 eastHighway 24 east to I-680 southExit Diablo Road, make a right turn on DiabloProceed to Hartz Avenue to reach Historic DowntownTime: approximately 45-50 minutes
From the Sacramento AreaTake I-80 west to I-680 SCross the Benicia/Martinez BridgeContinue on I-680 to Diablo RoadTime: approximately 1hr 10min
Economic DevelopmentBusiness Concierge ServiceJill BergmanEconomic Development Manager(925) 314-3369
Business LicensesJessica Sanders
(925) 314-3312Monday - Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Businesses located within commercial districts of Danville are eligible to have a free business listing on the www.shopdanvillefirst.com website. When completing your business license form, make sure to complete the Shop Danville Section, so we can help market your business.
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