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Welcome to Ball ...

The town of Ball is located in Rapides Parish<1>.

The location of Ball has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Ball has a population of 3,959 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Ball is 180 feet [55 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Ball lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Ball lies within the (318) area code.

The ZIP code for Ball: 71405<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Ball had an population of 3,959 people. This is a decrease of 1.03% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 7.55% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Ball had a population of 4,000 people. This makes Ball the parish's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Ball represents 0.09% of the total population of Louisiana (which has 4,533,372 people), making it the state's 75th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,000 people, the population of Ball increased 8.67% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 3,681 people).

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

Communities Also Named Ball ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 8 communities that are also named Ball - they are located in Arkansas (2), Florida, Illinois, Kansas, North Carolina, Ohio and Oklahoma.

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

Communities near Ball ...

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

  • Alexandria [Rapides Parish]
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    • Alexandria [Rapides Parish] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the south of Ball
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 45,573 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alexandria
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alexandria<7>
  • Pineville [Rapides Parish]
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    • Pineville [Rapides Parish] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the south of Ball
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,111 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pineville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pineville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pineville<7>
  • Colfax [Grant Parish]
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    • Colfax [Grant Parish] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the west of Ball
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,431 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Colfax have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Colfax
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Colfax<7>
  • Woodworth [Rapides Parish]
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    • Woodworth [Rapides Parish] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the south of Ball
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,139 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodworth have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodworth
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Woodworth<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Boyce [Rapides Parish]
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      • Boyce [Rapides Parish] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the west of Ball
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 968 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Boyce have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boyce
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Boyce<7>
    • Pollock [Grant Parish]
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      • Pollock [Grant Parish] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the north of Ball
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 483 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pollock<7>
    • Dry Prong [Grant Parish]
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      • Dry Prong [Grant Parish] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the northwest of Ball
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 430 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dry Prong have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dry Prong
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dry Prong<7>
    • Creola [Grant Parish]
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      • Creola [Grant Parish] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the west of Ball
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 216 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Creola have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Creola has also been known as:
      • Creola village
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    • Libuse [Rapides Parish]
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      • Libuse [Rapides Parish] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Ball
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Libuse have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Libuse
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Libuse<7>
    • Stay [Grant Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stay
      • Stay [Grant Parish] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the northwest of Ball
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stay

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. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Ball.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Ball. 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.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ball ...

Looking for more information about Ball? 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, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Ball.

Adding Ball to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Ball 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 was on a map titled Map of Louisiana (from Rand McNally, 1911).

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

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About Rapides Parish

About Louisiana

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

The official website for Rapides Parish: www.rppj.com/

The official website for State of Louisiana: louisiana.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Louisiana's parishes, including Rapides, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Ball.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ball - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 town (such as Ball). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Ball 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 'straight-line' (or 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) 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. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from BallOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ball. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.4192, Longitude: -92.4086       In this case, the coordinates for Ball have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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