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Ball Ground, Georgia
(Murray County)

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Welcome to Ball Ground ...

The city of Ball Ground is located in Murray County.

Ball Ground is 740 feet [226 m] above sea level.<1>.

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

Note: If you travel west from Ball Ground (for example, toward Mentone (AL)), you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

Area codes for Ball Ground: (706) & (762)<2>

Communities near Ball Ground ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Ball Ground and not the distance if you are driving it.<3>.

Community   2016<4>
Calhoun   [Map]   16,445   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Chatsworth   [Map]   4,264   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Dalton   [Map]   34,077   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
East Ellijay   [Map]   559   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Ellijay   [Map]   1,694   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Eton   [Map]   897   N   11 miles [17.7 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby 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 Murray County and the other is located in Cherokee County.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Ball Ground. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Ball Ground.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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 get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

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

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Ball Ground, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Ball Ground.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Ball Ground. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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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.

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Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ball Ground - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>Area code (762) is an overlay for area code (706). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Ball Ground.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that stretches from Ball Ground. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Ball Ground) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), 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: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Ball Ground

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ball Ground. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.6525, Longitude: -84.7602     [Map].

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Ball Ground.

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Ball Ground.