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Ballard is a neighborhood located just east of Downtown Evansville and is situated in zip code 47713. Nearby major thoroughfares include US-41, which is the eastern border of the neighborhood, and Route 66/62 West Lloyd Expressway that serves as the northern border. South Evans Avenue is the western boundary and Lincoln Avenue is the southern boundary.
Ballard’s homes date back to the turn of the 20th century so the trees and foliage are mature. As there is some commercial buildings in the neighborhood, caution should be taken if walking and riding bikes.
Nearby parks include Bayard Park, four blocks to the south, which includes shady trees and playground equipment. East of US-41 is East Side Park, which includes ball fields and tennis courts.
Wesselman Woods Nature Preserve is to the northeast and features an interpretive center, gift shop, nearly six miles of walking trails, and 200 acres of virgin bottomland hardwood forest. Angel Mounds State Historic Site is southeast of Ballard on the Ohio River is considered one of the best preserved prehistoric Native American sites in the United States. On the west side of Evansville is the Mesker Park Zoo & Botanic Garden.
Nearby shopping includes Wesselman’s Supermarket, 535 Lincoln Avenue, and Weinbach Shopping Center, which includes Wesselman’s Supermarket, Fifth-Third Bank, Premiere Video, Family Dollar Store, and Walter’s Shoes.
Other notable sites near Ballard are Skylane Airport to the northwest, Children’s Museum of Evansville in downtown, Deaconess Hospital to the northwest, Select Specialty Hospital-Evansville to the southwest, and the Downtown Waterfront Entertainment District, which includes Casino Aztar, 421 NW Riverside Drive, restaurants and bars.
Nearby school includes Lincoln Elementary, St. Benedict Catholic, Evansville Catholic High School, Memorial High School, and the University of Evansville.