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Welcome to Ballardsville ...

Ballardsville is located in Itawamba County<1>.

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

Ballardsville is 350 feet [107 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Ballardsville: (662)

Adding Ballardsville to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

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

In addition, we also found mention of Ballardsville elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Communities Also Named Ballardsville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Ballardsville - they are located in and Kentucky (2).

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

Communities near Ballardsville ...

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

  • Tupelo [Lee County]
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    • Tupelo [Lee County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the west of Ballardsville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 38,312 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tupelo
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tupelo<5>
  • Amory [Monroe County]
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    • Amory [Monroe County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the south of Ballardsville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,794 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Amory have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Amory
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Amory<5>
  • Saltillo [Lee County]
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    • Saltillo [Lee County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Ballardsville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,062 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saltillo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saltillo
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saltillo<5>
  • Fulton [Itawamba County]
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    • Fulton [Itawamba County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the east of Ballardsville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,980 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fulton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fulton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fulton<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Baldwyn [Lee County]
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      • Baldwyn [Lee County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the north of Ballardsville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,268 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Baldwyn have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Baldwyn
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Baldwyn<5>
    • Verona [Lee County]
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      • Verona [Lee County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the west of Ballardsville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,232 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Verona have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Verona
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Verona<5>
    • Guntown [Lee County]
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      • Guntown [Lee County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Ballardsville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,792 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Guntown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Guntown<5>
    • Nettleton [Lee County]
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      • Nettleton [Lee County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Ballardsville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,919 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nettleton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nettleton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nettleton<5>
    • Shannon [Lee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shannon
      • Shannon [Lee County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Ballardsville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,763 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shannon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shannon<5>
    • Plantersville [Lee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Plantersville
      • Plantersville [Lee County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the west of Ballardsville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,137 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Plantersville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Plantersville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Plantersville<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ballardsville ...

Looking for more information about Ballardsville? 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.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community located in Mississippi

About Itawamba County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Itawamba County: www.co.itawamba.ms.us/

The official website for State of Mississippi: https://www.ms.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Mississippi's counties, including Itawamba, 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ballardsville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Ballardsville) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ballardsville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.2426, Longitude: -88.5381       In this case, the coordinates for Ballardsville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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