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The location of Ball

Welcome to Ball ...

The town of Ball is located in Rapides Parish.

The location of Ball has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Ball has a population of 3,978 people<2> (see below for details).

Ball is 180 feet [55 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Ball: (318)

The ZIP code for Ball: 71405<4>

Population Details ...

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 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 (with a count of 3,681 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Ball had an population of 3,978 people. This is a decrease of 0.55% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 8.07% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Ball ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Alexandria   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the South (S) of Ball

Pineville   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the South (S) of Ball

Colfax   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the West (W) of Ball

Located in Grant Parish

Woodworth   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South (S) of Ball

Boyce   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) of Ball

Pollock   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of Ball

Located in Grant Parish

Dry Prong   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Ball

Located in Grant Parish

Creola   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of Ball

Located in Grant Parish

Libuse   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Ball

Stay   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Ball

Located in Grant Parish

To learn more about neighboring communities and parishes, please visit the Nearby 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.

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Ball. If available, we provide a satellite 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. 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.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

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About Rapides Parish

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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:

The official website for State of Louisiana:

Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Ball.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ball - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>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).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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 for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Ball

Our 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     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Ball have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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