Sovah Health - Danville
Welcome to Danville, a welcoming community in south central Virginia, with access to a wide variety of cultural events and recreational opportunities
Sovah Health - Danville is the most comprehensive source of healthcare in the Dan River Region of Virginia and North Carolina. The hospital has been part of the community for more than 120 years and provides inpatient and outpatient services at its 250-bed acute-care facility and physician practices, including the largest, leading-edge surgical capacity with advanced capabilities (including 13 state-of-the art surgical suites), open-heart surgeries and other complicated procedures in the area, including those usually found only at large teaching hospitals.
Danville offers a plethora of things to see and do. Millionaires Row along Main St. features beautiful Victorian homes. The newly renovated North Theater provides a venue for the performing arts. Carrington Pavilion hosts top concerts. The Danville Science Center features hands-on exhibits and special programs. The VIRginia International Raceway hosts amateur and professional automobile and motorcycle events, driving schools, club days and private test rentals. The "Festival in the Park," held at Ballou Park in early May, features free live entertainment, craftsmen and artists, and the River City Chili Challenge. The Danville Braves serve as the Rookie League team of the Atlanta Braves. And Averett University and Danville Community College call the area home.
Outdoor activities can be enjoyed all year thanks to Danville's mild, four-season climate. The Dan River, which runs through the city, is a beautiful natural resource for fishing and many other recreational activities, including walking, running and biking along the River Walk Trail. Dan Daniel Memorial Park features 170 acres of wetlands and woodlands. Smith Mountain Lake, Hyco Lake and Buggs Island Lake offer camping, fishing and boating within easy driving distance. The beautiful Blue Ridge Parkway is less than an hour away, and the beaches of North and South Carolina are within four hours’ reach.