About the Region
Founded along the beautiful Dan River along the southern
The history of the thriving economy is written all over Danville. From the large, sturdy brick warehouses, to Millionaire's row- the Victorian mansions built by the previous leaders of industry in the area- everywhere you look you can see the markers of a thriving place to live,
Connectedness is still a theme for Danville, and the Amtrak service, proximity to interstates, and the easy drives to Richmond, VA, Washington D.C., and Research Triangle Park, NC are still important aspects of living and working here. But there's more. Through a major revitalization project, Danville is connecting work to
With the history of embracing innovation, Danville becomes an excellent place to work as well. The energy and possibilities abound here. By aggressively attracting new businesses to the area, the community of other entrepreneurs and small business owners allows for the business community to support one another as well. Embracing the fresh and new, and celebrating innovation and possibilities makes this place the place to launch your new venture.
Destination Dan - Explore the Middle Border Story Map
The Middle Border of North Carolina and Virginia is home to the Greater Dan River Region - a six county, two independent city area consisting of the City of Danville, VA; City of Martinsville, VA; Henry County, VA; Pittsylvania County, VA; Halifax County, VA; Rockingham County, NC; Caswell County, NC and Person County, NC.
The Greater Dan River Region is a place of rich history, nationally recognized outdoor recreational opportunities, great speed and so much more. Use the Story Map to explore the Middle Border and discover what the Greater Dan River Region has to offer.
- Caswell County, North Carolina - Government
- Caswell County Chamber of Commerce
- Caswell County - Office of Economic Development
- Danville Parks and Recreation
- Danville Pittsylvania County Chamber of Commerce
- Danville Regional Foundation
- Danville, Virginia - Government
- Danville, Virginia - Office of Economic Development
- Danville Event Calendar
- Institute for Advanced Learning and Research
- Pittsylvania County, Virginia - Government
- Pittsylvania County, Virginia - Office of Economic Development
- Region Attractions
- River District Association
- Restaurant Review