Welcome to Ball Ground

We are a city of 2,560 residents located in Cherokee County, Georgia — just north 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.

2023 Comprehensive Plan Update

The City of Ball Ground invites residents interested in the future of our City to participate in the 2023 Comprehensive Plan Update. Provide your input at the open house from 6-7:30 PM on October 25th at City Hall or online at the Our Cherokee Dashboard.

Honor a Veteran

Announcing the Veteran of the Month recognition program! The City is now accepting nominations for our outstanding veterans to be formally honored 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.

Annual Christmas Parade

Friday, December 2, 2022 at 7pm in Ball Ground
Don’t miss the 8th Annual March of the Toys Parade this year! It’s billed as the largest Christmas parade in North Georgia!
Note: Vendor sign ups have closed for the 2022 parade. Those vendors that have already signed up may now complete payment online HERE!

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