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|Elevation||1,266 ft (386 m)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (EST)|
|GNIS feature ID||507443|
A post office was established at Balkan in 1912, and remained in operation until 1982. It was named after the Balkans, in Southeast Europe, the native land of many of the early settlers in this mining community.
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