Mississippi Alcorn County Public Libraries

By | December 31, 2022

We are providing a comprehensive directory of public libraries in Alcorn County, Mississippi. This list includes library formal name, street address, postal code, phone number and how many books are available. Check the following list to see all public libraries in Mississippi Alcorn County.

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Street Address: 1023 Fillmore Street, Corinth, MS 38834
Phone Number: (662) 287-2441 Alcorn N/A N/A

Street Address: 1023 Fillmore Street, Corinth, MS 38834
Phone Number: (662) 287-7311 Alcorn 339,766 164,749

Street Address: School Street, Rienzi, MS 38865
Phone Number: (662) 462-5015 Alcorn N/A N/A

Overview of Alcorn County, Mississippi

Alcorn County is a county located in the state of Mississippi. As of 2000, the population is 34,558. It is named in honor of Governor James L. Alcorn. Its county seat is Corinth.


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,039 km² (401 mi²). 1,036 km² (400 mi²) of it is land and 4 km² (1 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.36% water.


As of the census of 2000, there are 34,558 people, 14,224 households, and 9,914 families residing in the county. The population density is 33/km² (86/mi²). There are 15,818 housing units at an average density of 15/km² (40/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 87.37% White, 11.07% Black or African American, 0.10% Native American, 0.21% Asian, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 0.59% from other races, and 0.60% from two or more races. 1.28% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 14,224 households out of which 30.90% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.50% are married couples living together, 11.50% have a female householder with no husband present, and 30.30% are non-families. 27.60% of all households are made up of individuals and 11.90% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.39 and the average family size is 2.91.

In the county the population is spread out with 23.90% under the age of 18, 9.10% from 18 to 24, 27.90% from 25 to 44, 24.40% from 45 to 64, and 14.80% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 38 years. For every 100 females there are 93.90 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 89.60 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $29,041, and the median income for a family is $36,899. Males have a median income of $29,752 versus $20,583 for females. The per capita income for the county is $15,418. 16.60% of the population and 13.10% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 18.60% of those under the age of 18 and 22.60% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities and towns

According to countryaah, Alcorn County, Mississippi has the following cities and towns:

  • Corinth
  • Farmington
  • Glen
  • Kossuth
  • Rienzi

Map of Alcorn County Mississippi