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Welcome to Balta ...

The city of Balta is located in Pierce County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Balta has a population of 59 people<3> (see below for details).

Balta was established in 1912.

The community of Balta is 1,550 feet [472 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Balta is within the boundaries of the (701) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Balta had an population of 59 people. This is a decrease of 9.23% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 19.18% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Balta had a population of 65 people. This makes Balta the county's 4th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 65 people, the population of Balta decreased 10.96% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 73 people).

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

Communities Also Named Balta ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Balta - they are located in Kansas and Tennessee.

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

Communities near Balta ...

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

  • Rugby [Pierce County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rugby
    • Rugby [Pierce County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Balta
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,590 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rugby have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rugby
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rugby<6>
  • Esmond [Benson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Esmond
    • Esmond [Benson County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Balta
    • Estimated population in 2019: 97 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Esmond have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Esmond
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Esmond<6>
  • Orrin [Pierce County]
  • Funston [McHenry County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Funston
    • Funston [McHenry County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Balta
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Funston
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Guthrie [McHenry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Guthrie
      • Guthrie [McHenry County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Balta
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Guthrie
    • Isabel [Benson County]
    • Knox [Benson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Knox
      • Knox [Benson County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<5> to the northeast of Balta
      • Estimated population in 2019: 25 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Knox have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Knox
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Knox<6>
    • Anamoose [McHenry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Anamoose
      • Anamoose [McHenry County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<5> to the southwest of Balta
      • Estimated population in 2019: 244 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Anamoose have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Anamoose
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Anamoose<6>
    • Towner [McHenry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Towner
      • Towner [McHenry County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<5> to the northwest of Balta
      • Estimated population in 2019: 526 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Towner have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Towner
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Towner<6>
    • Drake [McHenry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Drake
      • Drake [McHenry County] lies 22 miles [35.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Balta
      • Estimated population in 2019: 268 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Drake have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Drake
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Drake<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Balta ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of North Dakota

About Pierce County

About North Dakota

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of North Dakota: www.nd.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of North Dakota's counties, including Pierce, 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 Balta.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Balta - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Balta) 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 Balta. 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 Balta

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Balta. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 48.1661, Longitude: -100.0376       In this case, the coordinates for Balta have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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