Alcorn County , Mississippi

Alcorn County: County in Mississippi, United States

About

Alcorn County is a county located in the U.S. state of Mississippi. As of the 2010 census, the population was 37,057 and a population density of 36 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 36,889 inhabitants. Its county seat is Corinth. The county was created 151 years ago in 1869.

Alcorn County Quick Facts

Population : 36,889 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Mississippi (United States)
Area : 1039 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.3%
Land as percent of area : 99.7%
Named for : James L. Alcorn
Altitude : 433 feet / 132 meters
Capital : Corinth
Establishment : January 01, 1870
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 14:29:28 (4th December 2021)
Density : 36 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -0.46% (2010-2020)
Alcorn County locator map
Location of Alcorn County on Mississippi map.
Alcorn County Courthouse located in Corinth  Mississippi image
Alcorn County Courthouse located in Corinth Mississippi
Alcorn County Courthouse located in Corinth  Mississippi image

Geography

Alcorn County is located at 34°52'51"N 88°34'49"W (34.8807700, -88.5802600). It has 6 neighbors: Hardin County, Prentiss County, Tippah County, Tishomingo County, Hardeman County and McNairy County.

Alcorn County map

The largest city of Alcorn County is Corinth with a population of 14,435. Other cities include and Kossuth population 201. See all Alcorn County cities & populated places.

Alcorn County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Alcorn County.

City Name Population Title
Corinth 14,435 City in Mississippi, United States
Farmington 2,160 Town in Alcorn County, Mississippi
Jonestown 1,070 Town in Mississippi, United States
Rienzi 304 Town of the United States
Kossuth 201 Human settlement in Alcorn County, Mississippi, United States of America

Alcorn County has 6 neighbours.

  • Corinth

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Alcorn County decreased by 0.46% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 37,057 - census
2011 37,282 0.6% estimation process
2012 37,209 -0.2% estimation process
2013 37,281 0.19% estimation process
2014 37,254 -0.07% estimation process
2015 37,276 0.06% estimation process
2016 37,246 -0.08% estimation process
2017 37,165 -0.22% estimation process
2018 36,810 -0.96% estimation process
2019 36,953 0.39% estimation process
2020 36,889 -0.17% estimation process

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Local Places in Alcorn County

Other places with the same name (1)

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