Danville is located in the northwest portion of California. The town of Danville is located in the San Ramon Valley of Contra Costa County, California. In California, it is one of the incorporated municipalities that uses "town" instead of "city" in its name. In 2020, Danville was named "the safest town in California". Danville, California covers zip codes 94506 and 94526. Some of the main roads in Danville are Camino Tassajara Road, Crow Canyon Road, El Capitan Drive, Diablo Road, and Danville Boulevard.
Danville is blessed with an abundance of fun attractions for residents and visitors to enjoy. Here’s a shortlist of our favorites:
The San Ramon Valley Museum is committed to the preservation and celebration of its rich history and heritage. Collections and exhibits represent their human interactions, institutions, and cultures that have influenced the landscape, the climate, and the early settlers of the valley. The Valley's history is part of a permanent display that includes objects, an architectural story frieze, and pictures of historic buildings. The Museum gathers, stores, and preserves objects from the Valley of San Ramon.
Nestled against the foothills of Mt. Diablo, the Crow Canyon Country Club blends the distinctive spirit of the Bay Area with the finest country club traditions in the world. It is a premier private country club providing demanding recreation facilities as well as an ideal environment for elegant social and business gatherings. The Crow Canyon Country Club is a family-oriented club with events for the whole family. They have an 18-hole golf course, 13 lighted tennis courts, a junior Olympic-sized heated swimming pool all year round, a state-of-the-art fitness center, an aerobics center, fine dining, a casual dining bar and barbecue, and a child care center.
Danville Bowl is a casual, friendly, and clean family bowling alley located in Danville, California. It consists of 24 championship lanes with projector lanes. They also have leagues open for all ages and skill levels. They also have four 55-inch television sets strategically positioned to create a giant 110-inch screen for big games. You can also build a league of your own. There's even an 8' billiard table in the lounge.
The Sloat Garden Center is the main garden center in California. They sell a wide variety of fresh plants, high-quality garden equipment, soils, pottery, and gardening experience to their experienced nursery professionals. They're going to help you cultivate the plants you love.
Eugene O'Neill National Historic Site, located in Danville, California, preserves Tao House, the Monterey Colonial hillside home to America's only Nobel Prize-winning playwright, Eugene O'Neill. The National Park Service does not publish the address of the house, but it is commonly recognized to be located near the Kuss Road in Danville. A locked gate prevents unauthorized vehicles from arriving at the site. The site occupies 13 acres (5.3 ha) accessible by car only by a private road, so it is important to make advance reservations.
Residents of Danville are blessed to live in an area full of nature while also being quite close to city life. There is never a shortage of coffee shops, parks, or shopping centers to enjoy within a five-minute drive of Danville. Residents are also able to enjoy a rich spiritual life at the following houses of worship:
The Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-day Saints is a worldwide religion of more than 16 million adherents, based on the idea that everyone on earth is the son or daughter of a loving God and that His Son, Jesus Christ, has rescued the world from sin and death. Jesus Christ invites all the children of God to come and worship Him, and to be more like Him. The mission of the Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-day Saints is to encourage all the children of God to come to Jesus Christ3 by learning about His Gospel, making and keeping promises to God (the Covenants), and practicing Christlike love and service.
The Danville Congregational Church is a member of the United Church of Christ. Their denomination marks the beginning of 1957, when a phase of conversation was completed, resulting in the unification of two denominations: the Congregational Christian Churches and the Evangelical and Reformed Churches. Both churches were driven by an urgent desire for freedom of worship, reverence for diversity while remaining committed to a covenant, and an eagerness for a divine direction that would promote individual participation in the broader community.
Gatetree is an independent church affiliated with the Southern Baptist Convention and partners with more than 40,000 other Baptist churches to support more than 8,000+ missionaries in the U.S. and around the world. Via the Foreign Mission Board, the North American Mission Board, and the Gatetree Cooperative Program, it is possible to do with other Southern Baptist churches what could not be achieved individually. Gatetree also belongs to the Southern Baptist Convention of California, which affects 38 million people with the Gospel of Christ.
In June 1865, the Contra Costa Presbyterian Church was founded by a group of pioneer residents of the San Ramon Valley. Services were held daily at the Green Valley Schoolhouse. It was not until July 16, 1875, that articles of incorporation were filed and the name of the church changed to the Presbyterian Church of Danville. The foundation stone of the well-remembered and cherished Church of the Pioneers was laid in October of that year.
The Messiah Lutheran Church is a Lutheran Congregation of the Lutheran Church of the Missouri Synod. They profess Luther's faith as found in the Book of Concord, share the Gospel with the world, and unite in prayer, Bible study, and Christian love.
Danville is also home to some amazing parks, schools, public libraries, and schools for its citizens to enjoy. These facilities are all world-class, beautifully maintained, and clean so residents of surrounding communities often visit to enjoy them. Here’s a short list all located in Danville:
The Athenian School prepares students for the demanding demands of college and a life of meaning and personal fulfillment. They deliver a challenging academic program with a difference: intellectual study is involved, learning is interactive, disciplines are interrelated, and analysis and innovation flourish concurrently. The learning of knowledge becomes genuine and cheerful.
Monte Vista High School is a comprehensive National Blue Ribbon School and California Gold Ribbon School. MVHS is a fully WASC-accredited, 9-12 public school with more than 2,500 students. The school is located in Danville, in the San Ramon Valley, about 35 miles east of San Francisco. Monte Vista claims that meaningful education is a joint responsibility of students, teachers, family, and the community. They value a healthy, equitable, satisfying, and diverse community in which students are challenged to reach their full potential as ethical, resilient, and dedicated citizens.
Sycamore Valley Elementary School's mission is to build a learning environment where teachers, parents and students achieve academic success through high standards and a comprehensive curriculum. They aim to create a secure atmosphere that facilitates the creation of responsible, caring students who are lifelong learners prepared for the 21st century. The purpose of Sycamore Valley Elementary School is to encourage lifelong learning. Academic success, Individual development, Independent and Cooperative Work, Critical thinking, Accountability, Innovation, Leadership, Citizenship, and Sportsmanship will be facilitated and promoted to achieve this aim by staff, parents, and the community.
Diablo Vista Park is a 20-acre park renowned for its mosaic water-snake that winds down the hillside. The park has a children's playground, a sand volleyball court, a covered picnic area, a playground, and two tennis courts. Sports courts, tennis courts, a picnic area, and a snack bar are available for hire. The playground at Diablo Vista Park is suitable for children 4 and under. Affectionately known as "Snake Park," this park's pint-sized climbing frames, bucket swings, and a large sandy area are ideal for toddlers. The park is divided into three playgrounds: one with small structures, one with a climbing framework and slides, and one with swings.
Sycamore Valley Park, located on Holbrook Drive and Camino Tassajara, has a playground for children with a popular leisure fountain, a waterfall reflective pond, and a jogging path that crosses the park. The picnic area adjacent to the baseball diamonds (the entrance to the Sherburne Hills Drive) contains eight picnic tables and barbecue pits. In addition, a new community picnic area adjacent to the bocce ball courts has been added to accommodate up to 65 people.