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Welcome to Alcorn ...

Alcorn is located in Claiborne County<1>.

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>

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.

  • Fayette [Jefferson County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fayette have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fayette
    • Fayette [Jefferson County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the south of Alcorn
    • Estimated population for 2018: 1,480 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fayette
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fayette
  • Port Gibson [Claiborne County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Port Gibson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Port Gibson
    • Port Gibson [Claiborne County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Alcorn
    • Estimated population for 2018: 1,348 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Port Gibson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Port Gibson
  • Newellton [Tensas Parish]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newellton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newellton
    • Newellton [Tensas Parish] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Alcorn
    • Estimated population for 2018: 1,004 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newellton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newellton
  • Saint Joseph [Tensas Parish]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Joseph have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Joseph
    • Saint Joseph [Tensas Parish] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Alcorn
    • Estimated population for 2018: 999 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Joseph
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Joseph
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Waterproof [Tensas Parish]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waterproof have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waterproof
      • Waterproof [Tensas Parish] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the west of Alcorn
      • Estimated population for 2018: 569 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waterproof
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waterproof
    • Grand Gulf [Claiborne County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grand Gulf have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grand Gulf
      • Grand Gulf [Claiborne County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Alcorn
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grand Gulf
    • Yucatan Landing [Tensas Parish]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Yucatan Landing
      • Yucatan Landing [Tensas Parish] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Alcorn
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yucatan Landing
    • Rocky Springs [Claiborne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rocky Springs
      • Rocky Springs [Claiborne County] lies 23 miles [37 km]<5> to the northeast of Alcorn
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rocky Springs
    • Clayton [Concordia Parish]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clayton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clayton
      • Clayton [Concordia Parish] lies 25 miles [40.2 km]<5> to the southwest of Alcorn
      • Estimated population for 2018: 657 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clayton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clayton
    • Natchez [Adams County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Natchez
      • Natchez [Adams County] lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<5> to the southwest of Alcorn
      • Estimated population for 2018: 15,009 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Natchez
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Natchez

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 ...

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About Claiborne County

About Mississippi

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/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Mississippi's counties, including Claiborne, 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>Area code (769) is an overlay for area code (601).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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: 31.8779, Longitude: -91.1393       In this case, the coordinates for Alcorn have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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