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Ball Club, Minnesota
|• Total||2.764 sq mi (7.16 km2)|
|• Land||2.764 sq mi (7.16 km2)|
|• Water||0 sq mi (0 km2)|
|Elevation||1,302 ft (397 m)|
|• Density||123.73/sq mi (47.77/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||655201|
Ball Club is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Itasca County, Minnesota, United States; located within the Leech Lake Indian Reservation. As of the 2010 census, its population was 342. Ball Club is located between Grand Rapids and Cass Lake.
The center of Ball Club is generally considered at the junction of U.S. Highway 2 and Itasca County Road 39. Ball Club is located 21 miles west of Grand Rapids.
Ball Club received its name from a type of Native American lacrosse stick. The majority of the community is populated by Native Americans of the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe.
Ball Club's small economy includes a general store and gas station. The community also includes two churches, a clinic, a Headstart office, a community center, and a water tower.
Rosanna Catherine Payne served as the postmistress for Ball Club; Payne served in the Minnesota House of Representatives from 1927 to 1932.
- Rand McNally Road Atlas – 2007 edition – Minnesota entry
- Official State of Minnesota Highway Map – 2011/2012 edition
- Mn/DOT map of Itasca County – Sheet 2 – 2011 edition
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