Ballard, West Virginia
|Ballard, West Virginia|
|Elevation||2,119 ft (646 m)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|Area code(s)||304 & 681|
|GNIS feature ID||1550160|
Ballard is an unincorporated community in Monroe County, West Virginia, United States. Ballard is located on West Virginia Route 12 north of Peterstown. Ballard has a post office with ZIP code 24918.
The community has the name of Clayton A. Ballard, an early storekeeper.
Ballard is home to Ballard Christian School, which was formed in 1977. The closest high school is James Monroe High, which serves all of Monroe County. The town is also home to a variety of churches and several small business.
The average temperature is approximately 51 °F, lower than the West Virginia average temperature of 53 °F.
- "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
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- Kenny, Hamill (1945). West Virginia Place Names: Their Origin and Meaning, Including the Nomenclature of the Streams and Mountains. Piedmont, WV: The Place Name Press. p. 93.
- . World Media Group, LLC http://www.usa.com/ballard-wv-weather.htm. Retrieved 22 March 2014. Missing or empty
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