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

The community of Corinth is the Seat for Alcorn County.

Alcorn County was founded in 1870. Alcorn was created by taking area from and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Alcorn had a population of 35,822 people. This is an increase of 3.66% since the last Census (which gave a population of 34,558 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Alcorn represented 1.21% of the total population of Mississippi, making it the state's 24th most populous county (out of 82 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201037,057+7.23%+3.45% since 2009
200835,825+3.67%+0.19% since 2007
200034,558The Last Census

More information can be found on the Alcorn County Census Page for Alcorn County.


Below are some of the communities located in Alcorn County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Alcorn County):

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Corinth   14,28914,0541.67% increase  
Farmington   2,2211,81022.71% increase  
Rienzi   3253301.52% decrease  
Glen   3012865.24% increase  
Kossuth   1741702.35% increase  

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<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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