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Welcome to Ball Ground ...

The city of Ball Ground is located in Cherokee County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Ball Ground has a population of 2,217 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Ball Ground.

Ball Ground is 1,090 feet [332 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Ball Ground lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Area Codes for Ball Ground: (470)<4>, (678) and (770)

The ZIP code for Ball Ground: 30107<5>

Websites for Ball Ground ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.cherokee-chamber.com/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Ball Ground, the following might be of interest:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Ball Ground had an population of 2,217 people. This is an increase of 54.71% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 203.7% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Ball Ground had a population of 1,433 people. This makes Ball Ground the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Ball Ground represents 0.01% of the total population of Georgia (which has 9,687,653 people), making it the state's 255th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,433 people, the population of Ball Ground increased 96.3% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 730 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Ball Ground.

Communities Also Named Ball Ground ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Georgia communities named Ball Ground: This one is located in Cherokee County and the other is located in Murray County.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Ball Ground.

Communities near Ball Ground ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Ball Ground.

  • Alpharetta [Fulton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alpharetta
    • Alpharetta [Fulton County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the south of Ball Ground
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 67,897 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alpharetta
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alpharetta<7>
  • Milton [Fulton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Milton
    • Milton [Fulton County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the south of Ball Ground
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 40,037 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Milton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Milton<7>
  • Woodstock [Cherokee County]
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    • Woodstock [Cherokee County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southwest of Ball Ground
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 33,625 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodstock
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Woodstock<7>
  • Canton [Cherokee County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Canton
    • Canton [Cherokee County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the southwest of Ball Ground
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 32,347 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Canton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Canton<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Holly Springs [Cherokee County]
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      • Holly Springs [Cherokee County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the southwest of Ball Ground
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,506 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Holly Springs
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Holly Springs<7>
    • Litchfield Hundred [Fulton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Litchfield Hundred
      • Litchfield Hundred [Fulton County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the south of Ball Ground
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 15,491 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Litchfield Hundred have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Litchfield Hundred
    • Corbin [Bartow County]
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      • Corbin [Bartow County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southwest of Ball Ground
      • Estimated population in 2019: 10,521 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Corbin have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Corbin
    • Cumming [Forsyth County]
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      • Cumming [Forsyth County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Ball Ground
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,639 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cumming
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cumming<7>
    • Breeze Hill Estates [Cherokee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Breeze Hill Estates
      • Breeze Hill Estates [Cherokee County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southwest of Ball Ground
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,638 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Breeze Hill Estates have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Breeze Hill Estates
    • Lake Union Hill [Fulton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake Union Hill
      • Lake Union Hill [Fulton County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the south of Ball Ground
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 4,839 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake Union Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Union Hill

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Ball Ground. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Ball Ground.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Ball Ground. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Ball Ground.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Ball Ground. See our Newspapers Page for Ball Ground.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ball Ground ...

Looking for more information about Ball Ground? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Ball Ground, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Ball Ground.

Adding Ball Ground to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Ball Ground in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Ball Ground was on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1865.

We also found Ball Ground in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Ball Ground on our Genealogy Page.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Ball Ground. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Cherokee County: www.cherokeega.com/

The official website for State of Georgia: https://georgia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Georgia's counties, including Cherokee, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Ball Ground.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ball Ground - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Of the area codes for Ball Ground, area code (470, 678) is an overlay.
<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Ball Ground). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Ball Ground or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Ball Ground) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Ball Ground. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Ball GroundOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ball Ground. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.3382, Longitude: -84.3785    
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<8>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.






















 

 

 

 

 


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