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Welcome to Ballard ...

Ballard is located in Monroe County<1>.

Ballard is 2,110 feet [643 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Ballard lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Telephone area codes for Ballard: (304) and (681)<3>

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 Washington.

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.

  • Princeton [Mercer County]
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    • Princeton [Mercer County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southwest of Ballard
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,675 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Princeton<5>
  • Pearisburg [Giles County]
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    • Pearisburg [Giles County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the south of Ballard
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,636 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pearisburg<5>
  • Hinton [Summers County]
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    • Hinton [Summers County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Ballard
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,357 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hinton<5>
  • Narrows [Giles County]
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    • Narrows [Giles County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the south of Ballard
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,952 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Narrows have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Narrows<5>
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    • Alderson [Greenbrier County]
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      • Alderson [Greenbrier County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Ballard
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,125 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alderson<5>
    • Pembroke [Giles County]
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      • Pembroke [Giles County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Ballard
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,081 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pembroke have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pembroke<5>
    • Athens [Mercer County]
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      • Athens [Mercer County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the west of Ballard
      • Estimated population in 2019: 897 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Athens have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Athens<5>
    • Rich Creek [Giles County]
    • Peterstown [Monroe County]
    • Union [Monroe County]
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      • Union [Monroe County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Ballard
      • Estimated population in 2019: 540 people
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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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Monroe County

About West Virginia

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 State of West Virginia: https://www.wv.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of West Virginia's counties, including Monroe, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ballard - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).
<4>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- 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, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Ballard

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ballard. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.4748, Longitude: -80.7788    
<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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