Location of Danville in Virginia
Location of Danville in Virginia

This is a list of the National Register of Historic Places listings in Danville, Virginia.

This is intended to be a complete list of the properties and districts on the National Register of Historic Places in the independent city of Danville, Virginia, United States. The locations of National Register properties and districts for which the latitude and longitude coordinates are included below, may be seen in an online map.[1]

There are 21 properties and districts listed on the National Register in the city. Another property was once listed but has been removed.


          This National Park Service list is complete through NPS recent listings posted April 1, 2022.[2]

Map all coordinates using: OpenStreetMap  Download coordinates as: KML

Current listings

[3] Name on the Register[4] Image Date listed[5] Location Description
1 Dan River Mill No. 8
March 24, 2010
(#10000095)
424 Memorial Dr.
36°35′30″N 79°23′41″W / 36.5917°N 79.3947°W / 36.5917; -79.3947 (Dan River Mill No. 8)
2 Dan's Hill
May 30, 1979
(#79003067)
4 miles (6.4 km) west of downtown Danville
36°35′28″N 79°28′41″W / 36.5912°N 79.4781°W / 36.5912; -79.4781 (Dan's Hill)
3 Danville Historic District
April 11, 1973
(#73002207)
Roughly bounded by Main, Green, and Paxton Sts., and Memorial Hospital; also Jefferson Ave., Chestnut Pl., Grove, Chambers, and the 100 blocks of Ross and Holbrook Sts.
36°34′55″N 79°24′00″W / 36.5819°N 79.4000°W / 36.5819; -79.4000 (Danville Historic District)
Second set of addresses represent a boundary increase of August 24, 2015
4 Danville Municipal Building
July 21, 1995
(#95000896)
418 Patton St.
36°35′11″N 79°23′31″W / 36.5864°N 79.3919°W / 36.5864; -79.3919 (Danville Municipal Building)
5 Danville National Cemetery
April 7, 1995
(#95000274)
721 Lee St.
36°34′37″N 79°23′22″W / 36.5769°N 79.3894°W / 36.5769; -79.3894 (Danville National Cemetery)
6 Danville Public Library
November 12, 1969
(#69000338)
975 Main St.
36°34′52″N 79°24′00″W / 36.5811°N 79.4000°W / 36.5811; -79.4000 (Danville Public Library)
7 Danville Southern Railway Passenger Depot
July 21, 1995
(#95000895)
701 Craghead St.
36°35′03″N 79°23′02″W / 36.5842°N 79.3839°W / 36.5842; -79.3839 (Danville Southern Railway Passenger Depot)
8 Danville Tobacco Warehouse and Residential District
July 14, 1982
(#82004552)
Off U.S. Route 58
36°34′50″N 79°23′18″W / 36.5806°N 79.3883°W / 36.5806; -79.3883 (Danville Tobacco Warehouse and Residential District)
Boundary increase May 21, 2009
9 Doctors Building August 18, 2020
(#100004989)
990 Main St. & 108 Holbrook St.
36°34′52″N 79°24′04″W / 36.5811°N 79.4010°W / 36.5811; -79.4010 (Doctors Building)
10 Downtown Danville Historic District
August 12, 1993
(#93000830)
Roughly bounded by Memorial Dr. and High, Patton, and Ridge Sts.
36°35′16″N 79°23′32″W / 36.5878°N 79.3922°W / 36.5878; -79.3922 (Downtown Danville Historic District)
11 Holbrook-Ross Street Historic District
November 18, 1997
(#97001404)
Roughly bounded by Holbrook, Ross, Gay, and Maury Sts.
36°35′12″N 79°24′10″W / 36.5867°N 79.4028°W / 36.5867; -79.4028 (Holbrook-Ross Street Historic District)
12 Hotel Danville
December 6, 1984
(#84000658)
600 Main St.
36°35′14″N 79°23′41″W / 36.5872°N 79.3947°W / 36.5872; -79.3947 (Hotel Danville)
13 Hylton Hall
September 14, 2009
(#09000726)
700 Lanier Ave.
36°34′04″N 79°25′34″W / 36.5678°N 79.4261°W / 36.5678; -79.4261 (Hylton Hall)
14 Langhorne House
February 1, 2006
(#05001586)
117 Broad St.
36°34′48″N 79°24′12″W / 36.5801°N 79.4033°W / 36.5801; -79.4033 (Langhorne House)
15 Main Street Methodist Episcopal Church South
December 6, 1990
(#90001822)
767 Main St.
36°35′05″N 79°23′47″W / 36.5847°N 79.3964°W / 36.5847; -79.3964 (Main Street Methodist Episcopal Church South)
16 Mechanicsville Historic District
May 19, 2014
(#14000231)
Floyd, High, N. Ridge, Monroe, and Upper Sts.
36°35′20″N 79°23′47″W / 36.5889°N 79.3964°W / 36.5889; -79.3964 (Mechanicsville Historic District)
17 North Danville Historic District
January 15, 2004
(#03001432)
Roughly bounded by Riverside Dr., Claiborne St., the Leemont Cemetery, Novle Ave., and Scales St.
36°35′51″N 79°23′05″W / 36.5975°N 79.3847°W / 36.5975; -79.3847 (North Danville Historic District)
18 Penn-Wyatt House
September 7, 1979
(#79003317)
862 Main St.
36°35′00″N 79°23′56″W / 36.5833°N 79.3989°W / 36.5833; -79.3989 (Penn-Wyatt House)
19 Schoolfield Historic District December 3, 2020
(#100005881)
Park Ave., Park Cir., Memorial Dr., Dan R., Laurel Ave., Rutledy Cr., Fairfield and Selma Aves.
36°34′34″N 79°25′40″W / 36.5761°N 79.4279°W / 36.5761; -79.4279 (Schoolfield Historic District)
20 Schoolfield School Complex
June 3, 2009
(#09000392)
31 Baltimore Ave.
36°34′03″N 79°25′26″W / 36.5675°N 79.4239°W / 36.5675; -79.4239 (Schoolfield School Complex)
21 Schoolfield Welfare Building
March 1, 2011
(#11000064)
917 W. Main St.
36°34′09″N 79°25′27″W / 36.5692°N 79.4242°W / 36.5692; -79.4242 (Schoolfield Welfare Building)

Former listings

[3] Name on the Register Image Date listedDate removed Location Description
1 Dan River Inc. Riverside Division Historic District
May 11, 2000
(#00000480)
July 29, 2016 Both sides of Dan River roughly bounded by Union St. Dam, Main St. Bridge, and Riverside and Memorial Drs.; also 424 Memorial Dr.
36°35′34″N 79°23′50″W / 36.5928°N 79.3972°W / 36.5928; -79.3972 (Dan River Inc. Riverside Division Historic District)
424 Memorial represents Dan River Mill No. 8, a boundary increase of March 24, 2010

See also

References

  1. ^ The latitude and longitude information provided in this table was derived originally from the National Register Information System, which has been found to be fairly accurate for about 99% of listings. Some locations in this table may have been corrected to current GPS standards.
  2. ^ National Park Service, United States Department of the Interior, "National Register of Historic Places: Weekly List Actions", retrieved April 1, 2022.
  3. ^ a b Numbers represent an alphabetical ordering by significant words. Various colorings, defined here, differentiate National Historic Landmarks and historic districts from other NRHP buildings, structures, sites or objects.
  4. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. April 24, 2008.
  5. ^ The eight-digit number below each date is the number assigned to each location in the National Register Information System database, which can be viewed by clicking the number.