Alcorn County, Mississippi

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Alcorn County, Mississippi
Alcorn County Courthouse Mississippi.JPG
Alcorn County Courthouse and Confederate statue
Location within Mississippi
Location within Mississippi
Map of the United States highlighting Mississippi
Mississippi's location within the U.S.
Founded1870
Named forJames L. Alcorn
SeatCorinth
Largest cityCorinth
Area
 • Total401 sq mi (1,039 km2)
 • Land400 sq mi (1,036 km2)
 • Water1.3 sq mi (3 km2), 0.3%
Population (est.)
 • (2016)37,304[1]
 • Density93/sq mi (36/km2)
Congressional district1st
Time zoneCentral: UTC−6/−5
Websitewww.alcorncounty.org

Alcorn County is a county located in the U.S. state of Mississippi. As of the 2010 census, 37,057 people lived there.[2] Its county seat is Corinth.[3] The county was founded in 1870. It is named in honor of Governor James L. Alcorn.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". U.S. Census Bureau. August 15, 2017. Retrieved August 15, 2017.
  2. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on June 7, 2011. Retrieved September 2, 2013.
  3. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 2011-05-31. Retrieved 2011-06-07.