W E L C O M E
ALCORN COUNTY MISSISSIPPI
Genealogy and History
Volunteers Dedicated to Free Genealogy
Welcome to the Alcorn County,
Mississippi Genealogy Trails website. My name is Pat and I am your Alcorn
We want your data so check your closets, attics, and
old scrapbooks. If you have anything to add to our page, email your data to
me and I'll take care of putting it online. Everything on our site is free to view
are continually adding updates so check back often.
Our goal is to help you track your ancestors through time by transcribing genealogical
and historical data
and posting that data online for the free use of all researchers.
We are always looking for new data to post.
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for putting data online and are interested in
helping this project
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(Enough knowledge to make a basic webpage and a desire to transcribe data is required)
We regret that we are unable to perform personal research for folks.
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Alcorn County is located in the Northeast corner of the state of Mississippi, bordering on Tennessee.
It was organized April 15, 1870 from portions of Tippah and Tishomingo counties, and was named in honor of Gov. James L. Alcorn,
who was the first chief executive of the State chosen under the constitution of 1869. It was the site of the Siege of Corinth,
an early campaign
in the American Civil War. The county seat for Alcorn county is Corinth.
Alcorn County Courthouse
The Alcorn County Courthouse is in Corinth, MS and is home to the Alcorn County Genealogical Society which is located at the
southwest corner of the courthouse on
the bottom floor. It is open Tuesday through Friday from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.
The Society can be contacted at 662-286-0075 or by
Corinth -- Farmington -- Glen -- Rienzi -- Kossuth -- Theo -- Jacinto -- Wenasoga
*McNairy County, Tennessee (north)
*Hardin County, Tennessee (northeast)
*Tishomingo County (east)
*Prentiss County (south)
*Tippah County (west)
*Hardeman County, Tennessee (northwest)