About Centre College and the Area

Centre is located in the picturesque, historic town of Danville, Kentucky. A town of 18,000 recognized for its high quality of life. To learn more about Danville, please visit the Danville/Boyle County Convention and Visitors Bureau website.

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Best Value Schools recently named Danville, Kentucky, the home of Centre College, as one of the 30 Most Charming College Town Main Streets.

The selected towns, required to be the home of at least one college, were chosen based on features like walkability, amenities and local events.

This recognition echoes a recent ranking by Southern Living in July 2016, where Danville was ranked #6 on a list of the 21 Best College Towns in the South for its beauty and relationship with the College.

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The intimate and vibrant environment of Danville is ideal for meeting with friends and family, shopping, dining, and exploring history. The local Heart of Danville organization focuses on fostering historic preservation, supporting economic vitality, and sponsoring great events. We are proud of our blend of historical beauty and modern amenities.