Certified Kentucky Cultural District
Welcome to Danville-Boyle County! We invite you to discover the unique sites and sounds that have earned our community the reputation as a premier historical destination. We offer a wonderful alternative to the hustle and bustle of the big cities and crowded interstates. And there is plenty to see and do for the whole family! Boyle County's rich heritage attracts many visitors throughout the year. Come and see the first post office west of the Allegheny Mountains at Constitution Square. Tour the home of a courageous physician who, at this site, performed the world's first successful abdominal surgery. Experience the seemingly pristine countryside at Perryville, where one of the fiercest battles of the Civil War was fought. Drive through Kentucky's unique Knob lands to Penn's Store, listed as the oldest country store in America still in operation by the same family. Visit award-winning downtown Danville with its wonderful shops and beautifully painted buildings. If you're looking for a unique combination of engaging history, captivating entertainment and small-town Southern charm, then you'll find what you've been looking for in Danville-Boyle County!