About Corinth and Alcorn County
Located in Northeast Mississippi, Corinth is a city of contrast that attracts people from all walks of life with its history and tradition, its community spirit and hospitality, and its excellent quality of life. Whether raising a family or retiring to the “good life,” Corinth is the place to be, and no matter what your age is it is a great place to live. Considered the “Crossroads of the South”, Corinth offers great access to Memphis, Nashville and Birmingham and is located just 20 minutes away from Pickwick Lake, a beautiful recreational lake with over 90 miles of shoreline.
When you walk, bike, or drive the streets of our city, you’ll notice an abundance of opportunities to explore the past, with attractions such as:
- Historic buildings, neighborhoods, churches, and cemeteries
- Heritage sites
- Four museums
- National Park Service Corinth Civil War Interpretive Center
- Pristine Civil War earthworks
Once you experience our history, don’t forget to steep yourself in Mississippi’s beauty and culture. Our streets are lined with trees as much as they are with diverse shops, stunning galleries, and quaint restaurants. Have a burger, shake, soda, and discover the home of the slugburger. Regardless of what your interests are, Corinth has something for you to enjoy.