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The location of Joy













Welcome to Joy ...

Joy is located in Blount County.

The location of Joy has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

Joy is 850 feet [259 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Joy lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

The telephone area code for Joy: (205)

Communities near Joy ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Joy and not the distance as if you drove.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Population
DirDistance
Altoona   [Map]   917   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Blountsville   [Map]   1,670   NE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Cleveland   [Map]   1,308   SE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Cullman   [Map]   15,385   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Good Hope   [Map]   2,305   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Hanceville   [Map]   3,391   W   8 miles [12.9 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Joy.

Communities Also Named Joy ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 23 communities that are also named Joy - they are located in Arkansas, Illinois, Kansas (2), Kentucky (2), Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma (2), Oregon, South Carolina, Texas (2), Utah, Washington and West Virginia.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Joy.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Joy. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Joy. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Joy.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Joy:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Joy ...

Looking for more information about Joy? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Joy? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Joy, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Joy.

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About Blount County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Joy. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Blount County: www.co.blount.al.us/

The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Joy - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Joy) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Joy. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.0334, Longitude: -86.6167     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Joy have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Joy.

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