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 was 14,054 at the 2000 census.