Ballywalter (from Irish Baile, meaning 'homestead' and Walter) is a village, townland (of 437 acres) and civil parish in County Down, Northern Ireland.
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It is on the east (Irish Sea) coast of the Ards Peninsula between Donaghadee and Ballyhalbert. Ballywalter was formerly known as Whitkirk as far back as the 12th century. It had a population of 2,027 people in the 2011 census.