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Ballard, Utah
(Uintah County)

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Welcome to Ballard ...

The town of Ballard is located in Uintah County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Ballard has a population of 1,094 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Going back to its beginning, Ballard was originally named Wilson. For more information about the names of Ballard, see The Names of Ballard on our Genealogy Page.

The community of Ballard is 5,010 feet [1,527 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Ballard is about 1 mile [or ~1½ km] above sea level.

Time Zone: Ballard lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

Ballard lies within the (435) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Ballard had an population of 1,094 people. This is an increase of 36.58% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 93.29% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Ballard had a population of 801 people. This makes Ballard the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Ballard represents 0.03% of the population of Utah (which has 2,763,885 people), making it the state's 153rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 801 people, the population of Ballard increased 41.52% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 566 people).

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

Communities Also Named Ballard ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Utah communities named Ballard: This one is located in Uintah County and the other is located in Salt Lake County.

Beyond Utah, there are 18 communities that are also named Ballard - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Florida, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky (2), Maryland, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Virginia, Washington and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Ballard ...

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

  • Myton [Duchesne County]
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    • Myton [Duchesne County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Ballard
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 602 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Myton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Myton<5>
  • Altamont [Duchesne County]
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    • Altamont [Duchesne County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the west of Ballard
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 275 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Altamont
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Altamont<5>
  • Fort Duchesne [Uintah County]
  • Bennett [Uintah County]
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    • Bennett [Uintah County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the north of Ballard
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Cedarview [Duchesne County] - Historic
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      • Cedarview [Duchesne County] was located 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Ballard
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cedarview have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Gusher [Uintah County]
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      • Gusher [Uintah County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the east of Ballard
      • Former names for Gusher:
      • Moffat
      • Sober City
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gusher<5>
    • Ioka [Duchesne County]
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      • Ioka [Duchesne County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the west of Ballard
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ioka have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ioka
    • Randlett [Uintah County]
    • Hayden [Uintah County]
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      • Hayden [Uintah County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the north of Ballard
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hayden
    • Neola [Duchesne County]

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ballard ...

Looking for more information about Ballard? 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 Ballard, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Ballard.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Utah's counties, including Uintah, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Ballard.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ballard - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Ballard) 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 Ballard. 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 BallardOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ballard. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.2956, Longitude: -109.9538    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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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