A region built on manufacturing, the Danville Region is within a day’s drive to over 60% of the United States population and over two-thirds of the United States industrial base.
Our mid-Atlantic location makes distribution and travel a snap. Major highways, access to interstates, rail access, proximity to the Port of Virginia, and access to multiple commercial and international airports provide the perfect combination to suit your needs with reliable regional, national and international transportation providing dependable transportation for your goods and services.
I-581 Distance 24.4 miles (39.3 km.)
I-81 Distance 28.8 miles (28.8 km.)
I-40 Distance 31.9 miles (46.4 km.)
I-85 Distance 32.1 miles (51.7 km.)
I-40 Distance 34.9 miles (56.1 km.)
I-73 Distance 36.6 miles (59.0 km.)
I-64 Distance 45.4 miles (73.1 km.)
COMMERCIAL AIR SERVICE
Lynchburg Regional Airport, Lynchburg Distance 45.5 miles (73.3 km.)
Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport, Roanoke Distance 67.0 miles (107.9 km.)
Raleigh-Durham International Airport, Raleigh/Durham, NC Distance 74.0 miles (119.1 km.)
Piedmont Triad International Airport, Greensboro, NC Distance 75.1 miles (120.9 km.)
GENERAL AVIATION SERVICE
Danville Regional Airport, Danville Runway Length 5,900 ft (1,798 m)
FREIGHT RAIL SERVICES
Norfolk Southern Railway Company
-Norfolk Southern Corporation (NS) is a holding company that owns and operates one of the nation’s largest railroad systems, the Norfolk Southern Railway Company. Its lines run through 22 states, mostly in the South and East, and extend into Ontario, Canada, covering approximately 21,300 miles of rail.
Port of Virginia Distance 259.0 miles (416.8 km)
OTHER PORTS OF ENTRY
Winston Salem Distance 75.1 miles (120.9 km)
Raleigh-Durham Distance 92.4 miles (148.7 km)
Port of Washington – Dulles Distance 213.4 miles (343.5 km)
Danville Utilities is proud of its ability to offer cost-effective water, wastewater, natural gas, electric and broadband services to their customers. They serve over 48,200 residences, businesses, industries and organizations in the City of Danville and portions of Pittsylvania, Halifax, and Henry countries.
The plant capacity is 18 MGD, and the current usage is approximately 6 MGD. The Danville Water Treatment Plant produces high-quality drinking water with the Dan River as its source. The plant has been upgraded and expanded several times since its original construction in 1874. The water treatment plant monitors and conducts tests hourly, daily, monthly, quarterly and annually to ensure the water is safe and of the highest quality.
The Treatment Plant provides safe, and efficient processing of wastewater that meets the Virginia Pollution Discharge Elimination System permit limits and other applicable state and federal regulations.
Danville has a diverse natural gas supply portfolio, consisting of a firm supply contract with TRANSCO, firm supply contracts with major producers, some lower priced spot gas, and stored gas. The Gas Distribution System contains approximately 356 miles of distribution mains and 26 district regulators that supply gas at the necessary pressures.
The Danville Electric Service is the largest of the 14 municipal electrical systems in the Commonwealth of Virginia is one of over 2,000 municipal-owned systems in the United States.
Danville services approximately 42,000 residential, commercial and industrial customers with 1,250 miles of electric lines in the City and portions of Pittsylvania, Henry and Halifax countries.
Mid-Atlantic Broadband 400Gbps
-MBC is providing the next generation of ultra-high-speed transoceanic telecommunication cables, which offer direct connectivity to international markets.
-MBC’s 4000Gbps open-access fiber network features low latency, network diversity, and redundancy.
-Through a strategic partnership, nDanville and MBC offer broadband connections to major internet hubs.