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Welcome to Corinth ...

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

The location of Corinth has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Corinth has a population of 14,485 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 lies within the (662) area code.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Corinth had a population of 14,573 people (which is 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).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Corinth had an population of 14,485 people. This is a decrease of 0.6% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 3.07% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Corinth ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Tulu   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the Northeast (NE) of Corinth

Located in McNairy County (TN)

Booneville   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South (S) of Corinth

Located in Prentiss County

Selmer   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North (N) of Corinth

Located in McNairy County (TN)

Burnsville   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Corinth

Located in Tishomingo County

Nixon   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Corinth

Located in Hardin County (TN)

Eastview   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) of Corinth

Located in McNairy County (TN)

Michie   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Corinth

Located in McNairy County (TN)

Pittsburg Landing Ferry   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Corinth

Located in Hardin County (TN)

Jumpertown   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Corinth

Located in Prentiss County

Glen   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Corinth

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby 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.

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Corinth. If available, we provide a satellite 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.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Corinth. Our list includes 13 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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 ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for 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>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.

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<2>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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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Corinth - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' 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, 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: 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: 34.9474, 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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