Welcome to Ball Ground

Historic Past − Bright Future℠
We are a city of 2,560 residents located in Cherokee County, Georgia — on the northern edge of metro Atlanta — nestled in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains. Our quaint city is known for its historic main street characterized by unique shops and restaurants, numerous historic homes and great recreation opportunities. Come see all that we have to offer!

Cherokee County is the seventh largest county in Georgia and well known for a strong economy, quality schools, low taxes, and exemplary public safety and healthcare.

Full of history, scenery and character, Ball Ground is a fun town to visit and a delightful place to live.

Veterans Day Ceremony

Join us on November 11th at 11:00 AM for the City’s annual Veterans Day Ceremony at City Hall (215 Valley Street). For more information, please click here.

If you know a veteran living or working in Ball Ground, nominate them for our City’s Veteran of the Month! The Mayor and City Council recognize our outstanding veterans by formally honoring one each month. Click here for more information and the application required for consideration.

You can also purchase a brick carved with a veteran’s name and service information for placement within our new Veterans Memorial.  (Go to signup information here.)  For more information about the new park, see the Veterans Memorial page.

Download the OFFICIAL Ball Ground App today!

Stay up to date on City events, receive important notifications, report your concerns to City officials and more. Download the “It’sMyTown” app in your app store or scan the QR code here.

2023 March of the Toys/Toys for Tots Christmas Parade

The 2023 March of the Toys/Toys for Tots Christmas Parade will be held on Friday, December 1st, 2023 at 7:00 PM in downtown Ball Ground. Click HERE for more information.

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'It'sMyTown," the OFFICIAL app for Ball Ground is now available! See the City's website or Facebook page for more information.