Danville facts

Danville is in its 220th year of existence.

Founding: Danville was incorporated as a borough in 1792. Danville was originally part of Northumberland County, and was the county seat of Columbia County from 1813 until 1845. In 1850, Montour County split from Columbia County and Danville was once again a county seat.

Area: 1.6 square miles

Population: 4,699 in 2010

Borough government: Borough council consists of President Richard Johns, Vice President Bill Rogers, Max Vonblohn, Betty Ann Moyer, Colin Stump, Wesley Walters, Scott Richardson and Bill Hause. Other officials are Mayor Ed Coleman, secretary Tom Graham, receptionist Donna Murphy, Director of Finance Shannon Berkey, accounts receivable/ accounts payable clerk of water and sewer Brindy Feese, code enforcement officer Jackie Hart and Chief of Police Eric Gill.

Special events: Iron Heritage Festival, July 21, 22 and 23; The Spring Fling, first weekend in May; Fall Arts and Crafts Festival, first Saturday after Labor Day; Rivertown Race Series, various weekends throughout the year.