How Does West Piedmont Get to Work?

Each locality is home to individuals who travel to work, and each person has his or her own way of commuting to their place of employment.  The West Piedmont Planning District (WPPD) is very similar to the State as well as to the U.S. with regard to the modes of transportation residents utilize to get to work, but with some differences.

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Get to Know Danville

Danville is the largest city in the West Piedmont Planning District, with a population of 42,360, based on U.S. Census Bureau’s 2012 – 2016 American Community Survey.  Historically, Danville has played a large role in the tobacco and textile industries, and was once home to internationally-known Dan River Industries.

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