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City of Corinth

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Corinth is known for its rich Southern culture and extraordinary history. Founded in 1854 as Cross City, Corinth is located in northeast Mississippi at the junction of two railroads. With over 14,500 residents, Corinth provides a small-town atmosphere.  


Located in a strategic location during the Civil War, Corinth is home to 18 places listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Some highlights include the Corinth Civil War Interpretive Center, the Crossroads Museum and the Curlee House. 


Corinth is a perfect location for a family looking to live in a smaller community. Corinth is within three hours of the following cities: Memphis, TN, Nashville, TN, Huntsville, AL, Birmingham, AL, and Tupelo, MS. Additionally, Tishomingo State Park, Natchez Trace Parkway and Pickwick Lake are within a 50-mile radius. 


Corinth has a thriving arts community with the Corinth Symphony Orchestra, The Crossroads Playhouse and events at the Corinth Coliseum Civic Center. Additionally, the Green Market features local artists and Pickin’ on the Square highlights bluegrass talent each week. 

Planning to Move?

Check out the Visit Corinth  and Corinth Alliance websites to learn how you can be a part of this exceptional community! 

Fast Facts

  • Home to about 14,500 residents
  • Located in the northeast corner of Mississippi 
  • Home to the annual Slugburger Festival 
  • 1 hour drive to Tupelo, MS
  • Close to Huntsville, AL, Birmingham, AL, Memphis, TN and Nashville, TN