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Welcome to Alcorn ...
The location of Alcorn has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
Alcorn is 250 feet [76 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Alcorn lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Alcorn: (601) and (769)<4>
Adding Alcorn to Our Gazetteer ...
As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.
We originally found mention of Alcorn in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, we also found mention of Alcorn elsewhere: The earliest map where we found it was on a Rand McNally Map of Mississippi (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Alcorn on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Alcorn ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Mississippi communities named Alcorn: This one is located in Claiborne County and the other is located in Alcorn County.
Beyond Mississippi, there are 3 communities that are also named Alcorn - they are located in Kentucky 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.
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 ...
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 Mississippi: https://www.ms.gov/
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This page was last modified: 03 May 2021