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Alcorn County, Mississippi

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Alcorn County
Alcorn County Courthouse and Confederate statue
Alcorn County Courthouse and Confederate statue
Map of Mississippi highlighting Alcorn County
Location within the U.S. state of Mississippi
Map of the United States highlighting Mississippi
Mississippi's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 34°53′N 88°35′W / 34.88°N 88.58°W / 34.88; -88.58
Country United States
State Mississippi
Named forJames L. Alcorn
Largest cityCorinth
 • Total401 sq mi (1,040 km2)
 • Land400 sq mi (1,000 km2)
 • Water1.3 sq mi (3 km2)  0.3%
 • Total34,740
 • Density87/sq mi (33/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional district1st

Alcorn County is a county located in the U.S. state of Mississippi. As of the 2020 census, 34,740 people lived there.[1] Its county seat is Corinth.[2] The county was founded in 1870. It is named in honor of Governor James L. Alcorn.

References[change | change source]

  1. "QuickFacts: Alcorn County, Mississippi". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 4, 2024.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 2011-05-31. Retrieved 2011-06-07.