|Elevation||1,877 ft (572 m)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (CST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
Balta is an unincorporated area in Russell Township, Russell County, Kansas, United States. It is the site of an agricultural cooperative facility about 2 miles west of Russell, but there is no community or settlement at Balta.
Balta is located at  It lies 0.75 miles (1.21 km) north of Fossil Creek, part of the Smoky Hill River watershed, in the Smoky Hills region of the Great Plains. Balta is roughly 1.4 miles (2.3 km) north of Interstate 70 and 3 miles (4.8 km) west of Russell, the county seat.(38.8847338, -98.9156421), at an elevation of 1,877 feet (572 m).
- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Balta, Kansas
- "General Highway Map - Russell County, Kansas" (PDF). Kansas Department of Transportation. 2010-10-01. Retrieved 2011-02-22.
- "Google Maps Street View - Balta, KS". Retrieved 2014-09-17.
- "Stouffer's Railroad Map of Kansas". Kansas Memory. Kansas Historical Society. 1918. Retrieved 2014-09-17.