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Welcome to Jacinto ...

Jacinto is located in Alcorn County<1>.

Jacinto is 560 feet [171 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

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

Adding Jacinto to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Jacinto in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Jacinto elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Jacinto on a Rand McNally Map of Mississippi (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Jacinto on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Jacinto ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Jacinto - they are located in Arkansas, California and Nebraska.

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

Communities near Jacinto ...

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

  • Corinth [Alcorn County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Corinth
    • Corinth [Alcorn County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the north of Jacinto
    • Estimated population in 2019: 14,472 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Corinth
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Corinth<4>
  • Booneville [Prentiss County]
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    • Booneville [Prentiss County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the southwest of Jacinto
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,497 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Booneville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Booneville<4>
  • Iuka [Tishomingo County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Iuka
    • Iuka [Tishomingo County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the east of Jacinto
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,937 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Iuka
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Iuka<4>
  • Farmington [Alcorn County]
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    • Farmington [Alcorn County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the north of Jacinto
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,155 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Farmington have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Farmington
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    • Burnsville [Tishomingo County]
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      • Burnsville [Tishomingo County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the northeast of Jacinto
      • Estimated population in 2019: 934 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Burnsville have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burnsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Burnsville<4>
    • Jumpertown [Prentiss County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jumpertown
      • Jumpertown [Prentiss County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the west of Jacinto
      • Estimated population in 2019: 488 people
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    • Guys [McNairy County]
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      • Guys [McNairy County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the north of Jacinto
      • Estimated population in 2019: 435 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Guys have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Guys
    • Glen [Alcorn County]
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      • Glen [Alcorn County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the north of Jacinto
      • Estimated population in 2019: 414 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glen have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glen
    • Tishomingo [Tishomingo County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tishomingo
      • Tishomingo [Tishomingo County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the southeast of Jacinto
      • Estimated population in 2019: 356 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tishomingo have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tishomingo
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tishomingo<4>
    • Rienzi [Alcorn County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rienzi
      • Rienzi [Alcorn County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the west of Jacinto
      • Estimated population in 2019: 308 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rienzi

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

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Jacinto. 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 Jacinto.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Jacinto. See our Newspapers Page for Jacinto.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Jacinto ...

Looking for more information about Jacinto? 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 Jacinto, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Jacinto.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Mississippi

About Alcorn County

About Mississippi

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Jacinto. 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Jacinto - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Jacinto) 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 Jacinto. 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 Jacinto

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Jacinto. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.7608, Longitude: -88.4286    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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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