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Location of Ballplay in Etowah County, Alabama.
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|• Total||23.74 sq mi (61.48 km2)|
|• Land||23.55 sq mi (61.00 km2)|
|• Water||0.19 sq mi (0.49 km2)|
|Elevation||594 ft (181 m)|
|• Density||61.02/sq mi (23.56/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|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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