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The location of Ballard









Welcome to Ballard ...

Ballard is located in Monroe County.

Ballard is 2,110 feet [643 m] above sea level.<1>.

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

Area codes for Ballard: (304) & (681)<2>

Communities near Ballard ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Ballard and not the distance if you are going to drive.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Population
DirDistance
Narrows (VA)   [Map]   1,960   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Pearisburg (VA)   [Map]   2,661   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Pembroke (VA)   [Map]   1,088   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Rich Creek (VA)   [Map]   747   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Alderson   [Map]   1,155   N   18 miles [29 km]
Athens   [Map]   921   W   13 miles [20.9 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Ballard.

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.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Ballard. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Ballard.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

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.

The official website for State of West Virginia: https://www.wv.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ballard - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) 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, 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     [Map].

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Ballard.

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