Ballinger Texas Profile and Resource Guide, City or community of Ballinger, Texas Facts, Information, Relocation, Real Estate, Advertising
      		        KEY TO THE CITY - USA City Directory Top USA City Resource Guide 


US Facts

Footsteps of

It Happened Here

Mottos, Slogans
and Nicknames

Noted Notables


Welcome To KEY TO THE CITY's Page For


Runnels County,


Zip Code

"The Greatest Little Town In Texas"

The Texas state capital is Austin.

What would you like to know about Ballinger

Statistics & Facts

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Ballinger Chamber of Commerce.

Ballinger Community events.

Ballinger Libraries.

Zip Codes


Return to Index

Statistics & Facts

The population of Ballinger is approximately 3,975 (1990), 3767 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 1,849 (1990), 1461 (2010).

The amount of land area in Ballinger is 8.673 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.019 sq kilometers.
The distance from Ballinger to Washington DC is 1426 miles. The distance to the Texas state capital is 165 miles. (as the crow flies)
Ballinger is positioned 31.74 degrees north of the equator and 99.95 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Return to Index

History & History Related Items

Ballinger history:

"When the Santa Fe Railroad was pushing therailroad into this then undeveloped country, Santa Fe officials decidedto build a town on the banks of the Colorado River. June 29, 1886brought one of the largest crowds Ballinger has ever had. It isestimated that over 5,000 people attended the town lot sale that day.Some arrived days before in covered wagons and pitched camp along theElm Creek or Colorado River to await the sale. Others arrived onhorseback, came in hacks or buggies or arrived on special trains. Thesepeople came to buy town lots and remain in the new town of Ballinger." (From the Newcomers Guide)
Return to Index


Ballinger attractions:

Ballinger, "The Greatest Little Town In Texas," is nestled along theColorado River in the very heart of Texas. With over 4,000 friendlypeople, beautifully restored historical homes and buildings, antiquestores, active civic organizations, a thriving, downtown district,industrial plants and with an average daily temperature of 78 degrees,she proudly serves the surrounding Agri-Plex and Runnels County asCounty Seat. Runnels County is rich in fertile farm and ranch landsproducing primarily cotton, grain, sheep, cattle, and oil.

Learn more about Ballinger

Return to Index

Contribute information free for this community or any other community in the USA

Be sure to include the name of the community and its state when contacting Key to the City as you are NOT directly contacting this community.

Learn how to advertise on Key to the City

Choose a new community in the state of Texas

To go to a new state, choose the States page
To choose another state, go to the State page.
Return to the Top USA City Directory and US City Resource Guide - Key to the City

Thanks for visiting Key to the City. Come back again! We'll leave the light on for you!

The information on Key to the City is from multiple sources including government, commerce, libraries, individuals and organizations. There is no guarantee of the accuracy or timeliness of the information presented on these pages, therefore, please use at your own risk.

Search Key to the City
Custom Search
or Search anywhere on the Web
Custom Search