Corinth, Mississippi

Corinth, Mississippi

Corinth, the county seat of Alcorn County, is located in northeast Mississippi about 35 miles west of the Natchez Trace Parkway.

There are many cultural heritage sites in Corinth. Corinth is home to four museums, a National Park Service Civil War Interpretive, pristine Civil War earthworks, historic neighborhoods, churches and cemeteries, and much more.

Visitors to Corinth can take a self-guided Civil War driving tour. Stops on the route include the Corinth National Cemetery, the Contraband Camp, site of Battery Powell, Generals’ Headquarters, and Battery F.

The population of Corinth was 14,865 in 2014.


  • Corinth Civil War Interpretive Center - If you are traveling north on the Trace, exit onto Mississippi Highway 145 near Tupelo, then go north on US 45 to Corinth. If you are traveling south on the Trace, exit onto US 72 at milepost 320 and travel west to Corinth.
  • Shiloh National Military Park - Shiloh is located about 20 miles north of Corinth.

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