Joppa is an unincorporated community in Guilford Township, Hendricks County, Indiana.
A post office was established at Joppa in 1880, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1903. The community was named after Joppa, or Jaffa, in Israel.
Joppa is located at 39°37′56″N 86°25′56″W / 39.63222°N 86.43222°W.
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...named for the biblical seaport.