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Welcome to Ballard ...
The location of Ballard has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
Ballard is 150 feet [46 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Ballard lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
Communities Also Named Ballard ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that 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, Utah (2), Virginia 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.
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.
Adding Ballard to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Ballard 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 Ballard was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Ballard on our Genealogy Page.
Other Roadside Stops ...
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.
The official website for King County: www.metrokc.gov/
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022