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Danville, Ohio Acreage for Sale with 2 Acres or More

Located in Knox County just 7 miles northeast of Mount Vernon, Ohio, Danville, Ohio is home to just over 1,100 residents as of 2019. This farming community town offers friendly small shops and tasty places to eat for its locals and visitors. Danville has a rich history including Daniel Sapp, a soldier who fought in the War of 1812 after which the town was named and the second oldest Catholic parish in Ohio, St. Luke Catholic Church. It’s a perfect small town for those looking to live in a more rural small town community.

One staple Danville is known for is “the gateway to Amish country” because of its close proximity to the US’s largest Amish community where visitors can find delicious Amish food, high quality furniture, crafts, and more. Amish country is 31 miles away from Danville.

Parks and Recreation

Inside Danville are two recreational trails, The Mohican Valley Nature Trail and The Kokosing Gap Trail. The Mohican Valley Nature Trail features a 370 foot long “Bridge of Dreams” over the Mohican River, which is said to be the second longest covered bridge in the United States. This trail is also horse friendly and serves as a bike trail. The Kokosing Gap Trail runs from Mount Vernon, Ohio through Danville, Ohio and is perfect for biking, running, walking, roller blading, and walking dogs. This 14-Mile trail was built overtop the Pennsylvania Railroad line. The Kokosing River runs alongside the trail and is a great place for kayaking, fishing, and wading.

Nearby is the Apple Valley Golf Course, a picturesque golf course located in Howard, Ohio. The course has rolling hills and an event center great for wedding receptions, parties, and large gatherings.

Apple Valley Lake is just 6 miles away from Danville and is a perfect lake resort community with a 511-acre lake, waterfront homes, and some of the best living available in Central Ohio.

Looking to go for a nature walk? Honey Run Waterfalls is a beautiful waterfall and trails located in Howard, Ohio less than 5 miles away from Danville. The waterfall is 25+ feet tall and makes for a stunning picture for photographers. The park offers 19 acres to hike, walk, and explore alongside the Kokosing River.

Another fantastic hiking destination is The Mohican-Memorial State Forest, a 4,498 acre forest near Danville. The park features five miles of the scenic Clear Fork Branch of the Mohican River which includes hiking trails, horseback riding, and camping.

During the winter months, Snow Trails Winter Resort, located about 20 minutes from Danville, is a great place to go with family and friends to experience the winter fun. The resort offers skiing, snowboarding, tubing, and a warm cozy lodge. Running for over 50 year, Snow Trails makes a fantastic winter experience for the colder winter months.


Danville, Ohio is located near U.S. Route 62, and route 36 with convenient access to Newark, Granville, Johnstown, New Albany, Mount Vernon, and Columbus, Ohio.

What are the best attractions at Danville, Ohio? The welcoming people, rural atmosphere, and easy access to other larger Ohio cities, makes Danville a wonderful place to live