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Welcome to Corinth ...

The city of Corinth is located in Alcorn County<1> and is the County Seat for Alcorn County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Corinth has a population of 14,472 people<2> (see below for details).

Corinth is 490 feet [149 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Corinth lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Corinth is within the boundaries of the (662) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Corinth had an population of 14,472 people. This is a decrease of 0.69% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 2.97% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Corinth had a population of 14,573 people (or 39.33% of the total population of Alcorn County). This makes Corinth the county's most populous community.

The population of Corinth represents 0.49% of the total population of Mississippi (which has 2,967,297 people), making it the state's 28th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 14,573 people, the population of Corinth increased 3.69% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 14,054 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Corinth.

Communities Also Named Corinth ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Mississippi communities named Corinth: This one is located in Alcorn County and the other is located in Perry County.

Beyond Mississippi, there are 45 communities that are also named Corinth - they are located in Alabama (5), Arkansas (4), Georgia (4), Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky (2), Louisiana, Maine, Michigan, Missouri, Montana, New York, North Carolina (3), North Dakota, Ohio, Ontario, South Carolina (2), Tennessee (2), Texas (5), Vermont, Virginia (3), West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Corinth ...

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

  • Tulu [McNairy County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tulu have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tulu
    • Tulu [McNairy County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Corinth
    • Estimated population in 2014: 18,899 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tulu
  • Booneville [Prentiss County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Booneville
    • Booneville [Prentiss County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Corinth
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,497 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Booneville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Booneville<6>
  • Selmer [McNairy County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Selmer have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Selmer
    • Selmer [McNairy County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Corinth
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,291 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Selmer
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Selmer<6>
  • Iuka [Tishomingo County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Iuka have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Iuka
    • Iuka [Tishomingo County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Corinth
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,937 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Iuka
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Iuka<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Burnsville [Tishomingo County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Burnsville have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Burnsville
      • Burnsville [Tishomingo County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Corinth
      • Estimated population in 2019: 934 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burnsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Burnsville<6>
    • Nixon [Hardin County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nixon have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nixon
      • Nixon [Hardin County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Corinth
      • Estimated population in 2014: 718 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nixon
    • Eastview [McNairy County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eastview have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eastview
      • Eastview [McNairy County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the north of Corinth
      • Estimated population in 2019: 707 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eastview
    • Michie [McNairy County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Michie have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Michie
      • Michie [McNairy County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Corinth
      • Estimated population in 2019: 625 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Michie
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Michie<6>
    • Pittsburg Landing Ferry [Hardin County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pittsburg Landing Ferry have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pittsburg Landing Ferry
      • Pittsburg Landing Ferry [Hardin County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Corinth
      • Estimated population in 2014: 555 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pittsburg Landing Ferry
    • Jumpertown [Prentiss County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jumpertown
      • Jumpertown [Prentiss County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Corinth
      • Estimated population in 2019: 488 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jumpertown

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 Corinth. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Corinth.

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Corinth.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Corinth. Our list includes 13 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Corinth.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Corinth ...

Looking for more information about Corinth? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Corinth, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Corinth.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Mississippi

About Alcorn County

About Mississippi

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: https://www.ms.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Mississippi's counties, including Alcorn, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Corinth.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Corinth - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn 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 for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Corinth

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Corinth. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.9366, Longitude: -88.5135    
<6>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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