Joy Nevada History
(T24N R57E Section 23) In 1869 silver was discovered in
Water Canyon. Joy formed about six years later in a ravine between
Bald Mountain and South Bald Mountain. Isolated Joy was
supplied by Elko and Halleck, both about 80 miles to the
north. A post office was established in 1905 to serve
the little camp of fifty miners. It was not profitable
to continue mining here and the camp faded away.