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The largest county in Virginia, Pittsylvania County consists of 982.89 square miles. Situated in the south-central Piedmont plateau region, the land is rolling to hilly with elevations averaging from 400 to 800 feet above sea level. The highest point in the county is Smith Mountain which is 2,043 feet high. The county borders North Carolina and is adjacent to the city of Danville.
A self-guided driving tour brochure of 14 Civil War sites in the Danville area is available at the Danville Welcome Center The tour includes the National Cemetery, Civil War prison, and Sutherlin Mansion. Danville majestically sits on the banks of the Dan River and is easily accessible from all directions as it rests at the crossroads of routes 29 & 58. See why Danville's rich culture, heritage and recreational choices make it the Heart of Southern Virginia.<