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Joppa, Alabama

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Welcome to Joppa ...

Joppa is located in Cullman County.

Joppa is 1,010 feet [308 m] above sea level.<1>.

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

Area codes for Joppa: (256) and (938)<2>

The ZIP code for Joppa: 35087<3>

Communities near Joppa ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Joppa and not the distance as if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Albertville   [Map]   21,392   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Arab   [Map]   8,284   E   3 miles [4.8 km]
Blountsville   [Map]   1,670   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Cullman   [Map]   15,385   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Douglas   [Map]   768   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Guntersville   [Map]   8,429   E   17 miles [27.4 km]

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

Communities Also Named Joppa ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 17 communities that are also named Joppa - they are located in Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Montana, North Carolina (2), Ohio (2), Tennessee (2), Texas, Virginia and West Virginia.

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

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 Joppa. 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 Joppa. 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 Joppa.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Joppa ...

Looking for more information about Joppa? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Joppa, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Joppa.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Alabama

About Cullman County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Cullman County:

The official website for State of Alabama:

Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Joppa - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256).

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<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Joppa). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Joppa or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Joppa) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Joppa. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Joppa

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Joppa. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.2979, Longitude: -86.5568     [Map].

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Joppa.

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