Joppa appears in the Bible as the name of the now Israeli city of Yafo, otherwise known as Jaffa
Jaffa is an ancient port city believed to be one of the oldest in the world. Jaffa was incorporated with Tel Aviv creating the city of Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel. Jaffa is famous for its association with the biblical story of the prophet Jonah.-Etymology:...


Joppa can also refer to:


United Kingdom
  • Joppa, Edinburgh
    Joppa, Edinburgh
    Joppa is the easternmost suburb of Edinburgh, the capital of Scotland. It is bounded on the north by the coast of the Firth of Forth, on the west by Portobello, to the south by the open area south of Milton Road and to the east by Musselburgh in East Lothian. The name "Joppa" appears in the late...

    , in the eastern suburbs of Edinburgh, Scotland
  • Joppa, Ayrshire
    Joppa, Ayrshire
    Joppa is in South Ayrshire on the outskirts of the town of Ayr. Archie Hunter was born here in 1859.Lochend Loch lies above Joppa near to Lochend Farm and Gallowhill....

    , on the outskirts of Ayr, Scotland
  • Joppa, Cornwall
    Joppa, Cornwall
    Joppa is a farmstead settlement in Cornwall, United Kingdom. It is situated approximately one mile southeast of Hayle and is in Hayle civil parish....

    , a location in Cornwall, England

United States
  • Joppa, Alabama
    Joppa, Alabama
    Joppa is an unincorporated community in Cullman County, Alabama, United States. On April 27, 2011, a tornado reportedly hit ground in the Joppa area as part of the April 25–28, 2011 tornado outbreak....

  • Joppa, Illinois
    Joppa, Illinois
    Joppa is a village in Massac County, Illinois, along the Ohio River. The population was 409 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Paducah, KY-IL Micropolitan Statistical Area.-Geography:Joppa is located at ....

  • Joppa, Indiana
    Joppa, Indiana
    Joppa is an unincorporated town in Guilford Township, Hendricks County, Indiana....

  • Joppa, Kentucky
    Joppa, Kentucky
    Joppa is an unincorporated community in Adair County, Kentucky, United States. Its elevation is 837 feet ....

  • Joppa, Maryland
    Joppa, Maryland
    Joppa, Maryland in Harford County, Maryland is now a planning region for the county, but there was originally a town at the center called Joppa. Joppa was founded as a British colonial settlement in the early 18th century, and takes its name from the biblical town of Joppa .The town of Joppa on...

    • Joppa Road
      Joppa Road
      Joppa Road is a road that runs across the northern suburbs of Baltimore, mostly parallel to the Baltimore Beltway. Joppa Road today is used by motorists as an alternative to congested I-695 traffic, which often causes the road to become congested itself....

  • Joppa Junction, NSW, on the Sydney-Melbourne railway line
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