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Welcome to Joy ...

Joy is located in Blount County.

Joy is 850 feet [259 m] above sea level.<1>.

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

Joy is within the boundaries of the (205) area code.

Communities near Joy ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are driving it.<2>.

Community   2017<3>
Population
DirectionDistance
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 that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Joy. We make it easy to see an overhead 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 get an overview with links that will help you to 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 get an overview with links that will help you to 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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The Communities of Alabama

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: www.alabama.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance starting from Joy. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Joy) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Joy. The point that we are using 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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<3>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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This page was last modified: 03 Dec 2018
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