Ballard County, Kentucky - Wikipedia
Ballard County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kentucky.As of the 2010 census, the population was 8,249. Its county seat is Wickliffe. The county was created by the Kentucky State Legislature in 1842 and is named for Captain Bland Ballard, a soldier, statesman, and member of the Kentucky General Assembly. Ballard is now, as of late 2017, a wet county.