People travel from all around the world to see the mighty Mississippi River. Where its flowing waters slice between Wisconsin and Iowa, you’ll find another place to which people travel from great distances: Balltown, IA. A small community with a population fewer than 100, no post office, and it borrows its zip code from Sherrill, IA. Balltown is located on a ridge overlooking the Mississippi River and the bluffs of Wisconsin. This truly breathtaking view of the Mississippi Valley displays a true geological shelf, which was once beneath a body of water, and home to an abundance of aquatic life and a variety of fish. Today when you visit Balltown, if you’re looking for fish, or chicken, or perhaps steak, simply walk up the hill to Breitbach’s Country Dining.
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