Danville, Alabama

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Danville, Alabama
Unincorporated community
Danville, Alabama is located in Alabama
Danville, Alabama
Danville, Alabama
Location in Alabama.
Coordinates: 34°24′52″N 87°05′15″W / 34.41444°N 87.08750°W / 34.41444; -87.08750
Country United States
State Alabama
County Morgan
Elevation 610 ft (186 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 256
GNIS feature ID 159483[1]

Danville, also known as Houstons Store, is an unincorporated community in Morgan County, Alabama, United States, and is included in the Decatur Metropolitan Area and the larger Huntsville-Decatur Combined Statistical Area.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 117
U.S. Decennial Census[2]

Danville appeared on the 1880 U.S. Census with a population of 117. This was the only time it appeared on census rolls.

Notable people[edit]

  • Dave Albritton, track and field athlete who won the silver medal in the 1936 Summer Olympics. Albritton was the first African American to hold the world high jump record, at 6'9 3/4".
  • Nathaniel Barrett, doctor and politician

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Danville". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ "U.S. Decennial Census". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved June 6, 2013.