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The location of Joppa













Welcome to Joppa ...

Joppa is located in White County.

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

Joppa is 970 feet [296 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Note: If you travel east from Joppa (for example, toward Spring City), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

The area code for Joppa: (931)

Communities Also Named Joppa ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Tennessee communities named Joppa: This one is located in White County and the other is located in Grainger County.

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

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

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.

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.

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

Communities near Joppa ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Clarktown   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the Northeast (NE) of Joppa

Smyrna   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) of Joppa

Located in Warren County

McMinnville   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Joppa

Located in Warren County

Sparta   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Joppa

Smithville   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Joppa

Located in DeKalb County

Sopha   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Joppa

Located in Van Buren County

Spencer   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Joppa

Located in Van Buren County

Huntland   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North (N) of Joppa

Located in Putnam County

Doyle   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of Joppa

Young Bend   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Joppa

Located in DeKalb County

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

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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 State of Tennessee: https://www.tn.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 Joppa - 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Joppa) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Joppa. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.8231, Longitude: -85.6361     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Joppa have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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