Note:  Do not rely on this information. It is very old.


Danville. 1. A city of Illinois, capital of Vermillion county, 124 miles S. of Chicago by rail, contains several public buildings, mills, foundries, and factories. Coal-mining is extensively carried on in the neighbourhood. 2. The capital of Boyle county, Kentucky, 114 miles S. of Cincinnati, contains the Centre College, a Presbyterian foundation, containing about 150 students, dating from the year 1819. 3. The capital of Montour county, Pennsylvania, on the right bank of the N. branch of the Susquehanna, 67 miles N.E. of Harrisburg, is readily accessible by rail, and contains extensive ironworks and numerous public buildings, including a State insane asylum. 4. A city of Pittsylvania county, Virginia, on the river Dan, 65 miles S. of Lynchburg, is the S.W. terminus of the Virginia Midland Railroad. It is the seat of numerous tobacco factories and flour, grist, and cotton mills. Its trade in tobacco is very extensive.