Place:Danville, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States

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NameDanville
Alt namesHawkesource: Family History Library Catalog
TypeTown
Coordinates42.9°N 71.117°W
Located inRockingham, New Hampshire, United States
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Danville is a town in Rockingham County, New Hampshire, United States. The population was 4,387 at the 2010 census. Danville is part of the Timberlane Regional School District, with students attending Danville Elementary School, Timberlane Regional Middle School, and Timberlane Regional High School.

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Originally a parish of Kingston, it was chartered in 1760 as Hawke, after Admiral Sir Edward Hawke. The town was renamed in 1836 after early settlers, at least three of whom had been named Daniel.

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