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Welcome to Alcorn ...

Alcorn is located in Jackson County<1>.

The location of Alcorn has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Alcorn is 1,460 feet [445 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Alcorn lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

The telephone area code for Alcorn: (606)

Communities Also Named Alcorn ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Alcorn - they are located in Mississippi (2) and Oklahoma.

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

Communities near Alcorn ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Alcorn.

  • Richmond [Madison County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Richmond
    • Richmond [Madison County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northwest of Alcorn
    • Estimated population in 2019: 36,157 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Richmond
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Richmond<5>
  • Berea [Madison County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Berea have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Berea
    • Berea [Madison County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the west of Alcorn
    • Estimated population in 2019: 16,026 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Berea<5>
  • Irvine [Estill County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Irvine have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Irvine
    • Irvine [Estill County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Alcorn
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,298 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Irvine<5>
  • Beattyville [Lee County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beattyville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beattyville
    • Beattyville [Lee County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the east of Alcorn
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,221 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beattyville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Beattyville<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • McKee [Jackson County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McKee have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McKee
      • McKee [Jackson County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the south of Alcorn
      • Estimated population in 2019: 779 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McKee<5>
    • Annville [Jackson County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Annville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Annville
      • Annville [Jackson County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the south of Alcorn
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Annville<5>
    • Ravenna [Estill County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ravenna have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ravenna
      • Ravenna [Estill County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Alcorn
      • Estimated population in 2019: 559 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ravenna
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ravenna<5>
    • Foxtown [Jackson County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Foxtown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Foxtown
      • Foxtown [Jackson County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Alcorn
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    • Lynch Town [Estill County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lynch Town have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lynch Town
      • Lynch Town [Estill County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the east of Alcorn
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lynch Town
    • Sandgap [Jackson County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sandgap have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sandgap
      • Sandgap [Jackson County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southwest of Alcorn
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sandgap

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Alcorn. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Alcorn.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Alcorn. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Alcorn.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Alcorn. See our Newspapers Page for Alcorn.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alcorn ...

Looking for more information about Alcorn? 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 Alcorn, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Alcorn.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Kentucky

About Jackson County

About Kentucky

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Kentucky: https://kentucky.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Kentucky's counties, including Jackson, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Alcorn - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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- Alcorn) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alcorn. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.5615, Longitude: -84.0488       In this case, the coordinates for Alcorn have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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