• Why Danville

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    About the Community

    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.

     

    Location

    From the San Jose Area
    Take I-880 north to Mission 238 to I-680 north or I-280 south to I-680 north
    I-680 North to the Diablo Road exit
    Proceed left on Diablo to Hartz Avenue to reach Historic Downtown
    Time: approximately 45 minutes

    From the San Francisco Area
    Take the Bay Bridge I-80 east to I-580 east to Hwy 24 east
    Highway 24 east to I-680 south
    Exit Diablo Road, make a right turn on Diablo
    Proceed to Hartz Avenue to reach Historic Downtown
    Time: approximately 45-50 minutes

    From the Sacramento Area
    Take I-80 west to I-680 S
    Cross the Benicia/Martinez Bridge
    Continue on I-680 to Diablo Road
    Time: approximately 1hr 10min