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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Corinth.

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Around Corinth ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Johnson Ford (TN). It is located about 38 miles [61 km] to the northeast of Corinth. Johnson Ford (TN) has a population of 65,800 people.<1>

The next largest community is Florence (AL). It is located about 48 miles [77 km] to the east of Corinth and has a population of 40,000 people.

For comparison, Corinth has a population of 14,800 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Corinth and not the distance if you drove it.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Sheffield (AL)   [Map]   9,025   E   47 miles [75.6 km]
Tuscumbia (AL)   [Map]   8,434   E   48 miles [77.2 km]
Booneville   [Map]   8,744   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
New Albany   [Map]   8,786   SW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Ripley   [Map]   5,373   SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Tupelo   [Map]   38,842   S   48 miles [77.2 km]
Deanburg (TN)   [Map]   ---   NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Henderson (TN)   [Map]   6,551   N   35 miles [56.3 km]
Lawrence (TN)   [Map]   ---   N   50 miles [80.5 km]
Lexington (TN)   [Map]   7,769   N   49 miles [78.9 km]
Mount Lebanon (TN)   [Map]   ---   NE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Parkburg (TN)   [Map]   ---   NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Savannah (TN)   [Map]   7,019   NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Swift (TN)   [Map]   ---   NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Tulu (TN)   [Map]   ---   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Burnsville   [Map]   930   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Farmington   [Map]   2,189   SE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Glen   [Map]   410   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Iuka   [Map]   2,989   SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Jumpertown   [Map]   482   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Kossuth   [Map]   208   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Rienzi   [Map]   315   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Searcy Town   [Map]   ---   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Eastview (TN)   [Map]   697   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Guys (TN)   [Map]   462   N   5 miles [8 km]
Michie (TN)   [Map]   589   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Pyburn (TN)   [Map]   ---   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Ramer (TN)   [Map]   318   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Selmer (TN)   [Map]   4,465   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Stantonville (TN)   [Map]   267   N   15 miles [24.1 km]

For more communities neighboring Corinth, please visit our County-by-County Page for Corinth.

Alcorn County ...

Corinth is located in Alcorn County and is the County Seat.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Alcorn County: Prentiss, Tippah, Tishomingo, Hardeman (TN), Hardin (TN) & McNairy (TN).

Curious and Interesting Names Near Corinth ...

As we travel, we always see a community name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some catch our attention or strike our fancy. We always talk about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

Biggersville   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the South of Corinth   [Map]
Cuba   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the West   [Map]
Gift   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the West   [Map]
Glen   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Gravel Hill (TN)   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the North   [Map]
Guys (TN)   -   5 miles [8 km] to the North   [Map]
Indian Springs   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Jonestown   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Liberty (TN)   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Needmore (TN)   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the North   [Map]

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Corinth ...

Looking for more information about Corinth? A good source is the TripAdvisor website and we always start with their TripAdvisor Tourism page. The Tourism page gives you an overview and then the links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Corinth, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Corinth.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a new section that have been added to our Genealogy Helper Page for Corinth.

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Corinth. Our list includes the location of each cemetery, with the ability to see an overhead view of the cemetery.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Corinth. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.

Websites We Enjoy ...

When we're planning a trip, we like to check the following websites for sights to see and places to visit:

For the State of Mississippi

    Mississippi Tourism
    Parks for Mississippi

TripAdvisor Link for:

    Mississippi Statewide Tourism
    Corinth Tourism

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Corinth


National Park Service (NPS) sites in Mississippi

America's Byways - Scenic & Historic Roadways

RoadsideAmerica - Offbeat Tourist Attractions

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

The Living New Deal - Sites in Mississippi

Murals of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) - New Deal Art in Mississippi

Airports Near Corinth ...

Of the airports that we know about, these are some of the closest to Corinth.

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Roscoe Turner Airport   [Map]   CRX   WSW   5 miles [8 km]
Robert Sibley Airport   [Map]   SZY   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Savannah - Hardin Co. Airport(ICAO: KSNH)   [Map]   SNH   NE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Iuka Airport   [Map]   15M   ESE   23 miles [37 km]
Booneville - Baldwyn Airport   [Map]   8M1   SSW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Ripley Airport   [Map]   25M   WSW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Bolivar - Hardeman Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   WNW   35 miles [56.3 km]
William L. Whitehurst Fld.(ICAO: KM08)   [Map]   M08   WNW   35 miles [56.3 km]

When we're on the road, rather than always picking an airport that is close to our destination, we try to see if there might be another airport that would be a better fit to our travel plans.<5> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and where they are relatively close to Corinth.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Corinth. You should check the map and see how accessible they are when considering one airport over another.

Large Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   W   82 miles [132 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   NE   131 miles [210.8 km]
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   SE   138 miles [222.1 km]
Little Rock National Airport (LIT/KLIT)   [Map]   LIT   W   210 miles [338 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   ESE   53 miles [85.3 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   ESE   100 miles [160.9 km]
Tunica Muni. (ICAO: KUTA)   [Map]   UTA   W   105 miles [169 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Roscoe Turner Airport   [Map]   CRX   WSW   5 miles [8 km]
Robert Sibley Airport   [Map]   SZY   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Savannah - Hardin Co. Airport(ICAO: KSNH)   [Map]   SNH   NE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Iuka Airport   [Map]   15M   ESE   23 miles [37 km]
Booneville - Baldwyn Airport   [Map]   8M1   SSW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Ripley Airport   [Map]   25M   WSW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Bolivar - Hardeman Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   WNW   35 miles [56.3 km]
William L. Whitehurst Fld.(ICAO: KM08)   [Map]   M08   WNW   35 miles [56.3 km]

Additional Airport Information

For each of the airports listed below, we've linked to websites where detailed information about the airport can be found.

Memphis Intl.   (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]
        Website for Memphis International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Nashville Intl.   (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]
        Website for Nashville International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Savannah - Hardin Co. Airport   (ICAO: KSNH)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
William L. Whitehurst Fld.   (ICAO: KM08)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Birmingham Intl.   (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]
        Website for Birmingham - Shuttlesworth International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Little Rock National Airport   (LIT/KLIT)   [Map]
        Website for Little Rock National Airport / Adams Field
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
McGhee Tyson Airport   (TYS/KTYS)   [Map]
        Website for McGhee Tyson Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Northwest Alabama Rgnl.   (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]
        Website for Northwest Alabama Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Huntsville Intl.   (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]
        Website for Huntsville International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Tunica Muni.   (ICAO: KUTA)   [Map]
        Website for Tunica Municipal Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Mississippi: www.ms.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Corinth.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that stretches from Corinth. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Corinth) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Corinth. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Corinth

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Corinth. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.9474, Longitude: -88.5143     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Corinth have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>The IATA and ICAO are organizations that, amongst other functions, provide identifying codes for airports. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is an airline trade organization. The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) is an agency of the United Nations. Although the codes are similar, be careful not to confuse them.

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<4>On an airport-by-airport basis, an NFDC report typically includes a description of airport operations, contacts, the runway(s), and radio, navigation & weather frequencies. The National Flight Data Center (NFDC) is operated by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) with the purpose of collecting, validating and disseminating information about airports.

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<5>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Corinth), we usually look for the obvious: the choice of airlines that fly into the airport, the number of flights, the connections we have to make, which car rentals are available, etc. We also look for sights and attractions that we might find between any given airport and our destination - we do love exploring. We're willing to fly into a more distant airport if we can get the services and amenities that we like. Even though our choice of airport might be inconvenient to others, it usually gives us a better trip.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Corinth.