Ballplay, Alabama facts for kids
|• Total||23.632 sq mi (61.21 km2)|
|• Land||23.465 sq mi (60.77 km2)|
|• Water||0.167 sq mi (0.43 km2)|
|Elevation||594 ft (181 m)|
|• Density||66.86/sq mi (25.81/km2)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|Area code(s)||256 & 938|
|GNIS feature ID||113428|
Ballplay was so named because Native Americans would play a ball game at the site in order to resolve disputes between tribes. A post office was established at Ballplay in 1840, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1905.
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