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Welcome to Vermilion County, Illinois!  Whether you are young or old, traveling for business or pleasure, staying short-term or long, we have something to offer each and every traveler.  The Danville Area Convention and Visitors’ Bureau invites you to explore our website for a comprehensive list of upcoming events along with places to see, eat, shop, and stay.



  We are looking for photographs of Vermilion County to be included in this year's Danville Area Visitor's Guide.  Would you like a chance to see your photos printed in this glossy magazine and have a chance to win 1 of 3 prizes? 1st Place - $100 Gift Card 2nd Place - $50 Gift Card 3rd Place - $25 Gift Card Submit your photos to: ATTN:  Photo Contest The Commercial-News 17 W. North Street Danville, IL  61832   or send electronic images to:  cdecker@dancomnews.com   Deadline for submission is April 27, 2015.   Electronic images must be capable of being printed at 300 dpi resolution.  


The little wrought iron balcony still adorns the home once owned by Dr. William H. Fithian in Danville.  For more than a century and a half, it has defied time and the elements as a city grew up around the home the doctor and his wife built on Gilbert Street.  Danville was a small village in 1855, just beginning to flex its muscles as it welcomed the first railroad being built across the county.   The home and balcony have been preserved because the doctor and Abraham Lincoln were


The City of Danville and Danville Area Community College (DACC) were proud to serve as the hosts of the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Division II Men’s National Basketball Tournament.  All games were held March 17-21, 2015 in the Mary Miller Gymnasium at DACC.  Sixteen of the nation’s top junior college teams punched their ticket to Danville by winning their District Championships.   This years field consisted of: Phoenix College (Phoenix, AZ), Lakeland