The Town of Danville is located in the East Bay Area of San Francisco, lies in San Ramon Valley, on the foot of Mt. Diablo. It is one of the incorporated Municipalities in California that uses “town” in its name instead of “city”. The population was 42,039 in 2010. Danville is one of the wealthiest suburbs in the Bay Area. It is home to some of the most expensive real estate and exclusive country clubs in the nation, such as Dialbo and Blackhawk country club.
The Iron Horse Trail runs through Danville. It was first a railroad that is now converted to bike and hike trails. Walkers, bikers, skaters, and joggers usually find the Trail a source of outdoor recreation and exercise. The trail is also close to bookstores, shops, cafes, and restaurants in Danville, so those who are doing a long trip often stop in Danville to eat or drink.
Danville Library hosts a number of community events, The Museum of San Ramon Valley is located in downtown Danville and hosts regional history exhibits and traveling shows in the converted railroad station adjacent to the Iron Horse Trail.
Danville is home to Sully Sullenberg, the pilot who landed plane on the Hudson River saving all on board in January 2009. Danvill “The Village Theater produce Broadway show. San Ramon Valley Unified School District is one of the best school Destricts in the country.
Daville has many great parks, besides Mountain Diablo State park, its miles open space and wilderness, plus Iron Horse Trail, a wonderful community to enjoy quality life.