Corinth is a city in Alcorn County, Mississippi, United States. The population was 14,054 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Alcorn County. Its ZIP codes are 38834 and 38835.
Battery Williams (also known as Fort Williams)
Battle of Corinth, Confederate Assault Position
Coliseum Theatre - built in the early 20th century in the Colonial Revival style
Corinth National Cemetery
Downtown Corinth Historic District
Dr. Joseph M. Bynum House - a home in the Late Gothic Revival style built in the late 19th century
Federal Siege Trench (also known as Harper Road Trench)
Fort Robinette (also known as Battery Robinette) - site of the Civil War Interpretive Center
Jacinto Courthouse (also called the Old Tishomingo County Courthouse) - built in the mid-19th century in the Federal style
L.C. Steele House
Midtown Corinth Historic District
Moores Creek site - a prehistoric Native American site from 3000 to 3500 B.C.
Old U.S. Post Office
Rienzi Commercial Historic District
Thomas F. Dilworth House
Union Battery F, Battle of Corinth
Veranda House (also known as the Curlee House) - built in 1857, it served as headquarters for Confederate generals during the Battle of Corinth Locales on the National Register of Historic Places
Corinth is located at (34.937228, -88.515261).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 79.2 km² (30.6 mi²). 78.9 km² (30.5 mi²) of it is land and 0.3 km² (0.1 mi²) of it (0.43%) is water.
Corinth is the county seat of Alcorn county, which is the smallest county by size in the state of Mississippi
Eastview, Tennessee - 9.85 statute miles
Farmington, Mississippi - 3.97 statute miles
Guys, Tennessee - 7.24 statute miles
Kossuth, Mississippi - 8.21 statute miles
Michie, Tennessee - 9.75 statute miles
Ramer, Tennessee - 10.92 statute miles Communities near Corinth
Turner Creek Rivers and streams
As of the census of 2000, there were 14,054 people, 6,220 households, and 3,800 families residing in the city. The population density was 178.2/km² (461.5/mi²). There were 7,058 housing units at an average density of 89.5/km² (231.8/mi²). The racial makeup of the city was 76.28% White, 21.60% African American, 0.09% Native American, 0.36% Asian, 0.12% Pacific Islander, 0.84% from other races, and 0.73% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.73% of the population.
There were 6,220 households out of which 26.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.9% were married couples living together, 14.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 38.9% were non-families. 35.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.19 and the average family size was 2.82.
In the city the population was spread out with 21.8% under the age of 18, 9.3% from 18 to 24, 25.6% from 25 to 44, 23.7% from 45 to 64, and 19.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 85.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 81.0 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $23,436, and the median income for a family was $35,232. Males had a median income of $29,027 versus $21,071 for females. The per capita income for the city was $15,452. About 18.2% of families and 22.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 26.2% of those under age 18 and 23.9% of those age 65 or over.
Corinth Public Library - part of the Northeast Regional Library System Libraries
Northeast Mississippi Museum Museums
Magnolia Regional Health Center Health care
U.S. Highway 45 - runs north-south from Lake Superior to the Gulf of Mexico
U.S. Highway 72 - runs east-west from Chattanooga, Tennessee to Memphis, Tennessee
Mississippi Highway 2 - runs southwest from the Tennessee state line to Ripley, Mississippi
Mississippi Highway 145 Highways
Roscoe Turner Airport
Dilworth Airport Air travel
The Daily Corinthian FM & AM radio stations
The lowest temperature ever recorded in Mississippi occurred here on January 30, 1966 reaching -19 degrees Fahrenheit.
Corinth is the hometown of famed early American aviator Roscoe Turner, noted American screenwriter and novelist Thomas Hal Phillips, and noted American poet and artist J. E. Pitts.