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For the Greek city of the same name, see Corinth (Greece)

Corinth is in the Mississippi Hills region of Mississippi, in Alcorn County.

Historic Corinth Depot and Crossroads Museum

Understand[edit]

Corinth is often referred to as Mississippi's Gateway City due to its location in the northeast corner of the state. A gateway into Mississippi's history and culture, this picturesque small town is located in Alcorn County. Oak lined streets and historic downtown buildings create its small town charm. The crime is low and the residents are friendly - walk around the downtown streets at night with ease.

Get in[edit]

By plane[edit]

  • Roscoe Turner Airport, Corinth-Alcorn County. 6500 foot runway for private planes, no scheduled service.
  • Tupelo Airport (40 miles/64 km to the south). Daily flights to Memphis and Atlanta.
  • Memphis Airport (70 miles/112 km to the northwest). Memphis is a major hub for Delta Air Lines and thus the preferred airport.

By train[edit]

  • Amtrak Memphis (70 miles to the northwest). City of New Orleans passenger line through Memphis leads to Chicago and New Orleans.

By car[edit]

Major highways in the area are:

  • North-south - U.S. Highway 45 from Tupelo, Missouri to Jackson, Tennessee
  • East-west - U.S. Highway 72 from Memphis, Tennessee to Huntsville, Alabama

Get around[edit]

Taxi[edit]

  • Liberty Cabs, 303 Taylor Street, +1 662 286-2121. Taxi service for Corinth and surrounding areas.

Car rental[edit]

See[edit]

Museums[edit]

  • Corinth Civil War Interpretive Center A Unit of Shiloh National Military Park, 501 W. Linden Street, +1 662 287-9273. 8:30AM -4:30PM. The 15,000 sq. ft. (1350 m²) facility features interactive exhibits, a multimedia presentation on the Battle of Shiloh, and a video on the Battle of Corinth. The center stands near the site of Battery Robinett, a Union fortification which was an important site of some of the bloody fighting during the October 1862 Battle of Corinth. Visitors reach the center by ascending a walkway strewn with bronze replicas that reflect the aftermath of battle. At the building entrance, visitors pass six bronze Civil War soldiers marching into the center at the double-quick. Full-scale reproductions of earthworks explain the importance of field fortifications. An extensive courtyard exhibit is home to a water feature commemorating one hundred years of American history. The interpretive center houses a seventy-five-seat auditorium, public research library, and a Civil War bookstore. Free.
  • The Crossroads Museum, 221 N. Fillmore Street, +1 662 287-3120. Tues.-Sat. 9AM -5PM, Sun. 1PM - 5PM. Serving as the hub of historical information for the area, the Crossroads Museum invites visitors to view its permanent exhibits dealing with Civil War, Railroad, Aviation, Business/Industry and Pre-History/Archaeology. Spend time in the adjacent galleries which offer special rotating exhibits. The Museum also offers a souvenir shop and the Margaret Greene Rogers Research Library. $5 adults; $3 senior citizens, military & students; free for children 16 and under.
  • Black History Museum of Corinth, 1109 Meigg Street, +1 662 665-8500. Thu-Fri 10AM -4PM, or by appointment.. The museum features a vast permanent collection of pieces documenting Corinth and Alcorn County’s black history. Exhibits are supplemented with special short-term displays. Collections include tributes to Corinth’s first black Mayor, Mayor E.S. Bishop; entertainers such as opera singer, Ruby Elzy; local and nationally known sports figures; African art and artifacts; and artifacts from local historically black churches and former segregated black schools. Considerable effort has been made to provide the public with comprehensive and positive information and images of black Americans and their contributions they have made to society. By donation.
  • [dead link] Verandah/Curlee House Museum, 301 Childs Street, +1 662 287-9501, toll-free: +1-800-748-9048. Tours by appointment.. Completed in the spring of 1857, the Verandah House was built for one of the two founders of Corinth, Hamilton Mask. The house is a significant example of Greek Revival architecture. As a result of the crossroads of the two standard-gauge railroads in Corinth, the area became of prime importance to both the Union and Confederacy. On the evening of April 2, 1862, Gen. Albert Sidney Johnston met with Gen. Braxton Bragg in his bedchambers at the Verandah House to sign Order No. 8 to launch the Confederate counter-offensive against the Union army that ended in the Battle of Shiloh, April 6–7, 1862. Throughout the war, generals from the Confederacy and the Union were quartered in this house. Following the war, the Corinth Female Academy occupied the house for a short period of time. It was then purchased by the William Peyton Curlee, one of the founders of the Curlee Clothing Company. After Mr. Curlee’s death of yellow fever, Mrs. Curlee, a descendent of Daniel Boone, sold the house to the Leroy Montgomery, who raised a large family in the home. In 1921, Shelby Hammond Curlee, oldest son of the previous Curlee owners, bought the house. The descendants of the Curlee family donated the house to the city in 1961.
Corinth Artist Gallery in downtown Corinth, Mississippi.
  • Coca-Cola Museum, 221 North Fillmore Street (Corinth Depot), +1 662 287-3120. Tue-Sat 9AM-5PM, Sun 1PM-5PM. Avon Kenneth Weaver bought an interest in the Corinth Bottle Works, a small soda water plant, in 1905 — a time when Coca-Cola was produced in Jackson, Tennessee and shipped by rail to Corinth. Mr. Weaver obtained a Coca-Cola franchise for Northeast Mississippi in 1907 which his family still owns. Exhibits include historic images, artifacts and interactive computer displays about 100 years of Coca-Cola in Corinth. The story of Coca-Cola has enthralled people since 1886 with thousands of collectors who buy, sell, and swap almost every article ever stamped with its famous trademark. $5 for adults, $3 for seniors, under 16 free.
  • Lake Hills Motor Museum, 2003 Hwy 72 East, +1 662 287-4451. Mon-Fri 8AM-5PM; Sat 8AM-3PM. Motorcycle/ATV dealership displays a collection of antique, classic and custom automobiles and motorcycles. Free.
  • Kossuth Museum, 35 CR 512, +1 662 287-3308. By appointment. Kossuth Community local artifacts in a century-old former post office. Free.

Cultural heritage[edit]

  • 1 Corinth National Cemetery, Horton Street between Cemetery and Young Streets. Open daily 8AM to sunset. Office M-F 8AM-4ː30PM. Corinth National Cemetery serves at the final resting place for 1,793 known and 3,895 unknown soldiers representing 273 regiments from 15 states. Corinth National Cemetery on Wikipedia Corinth National Cemetery (Q5170667) on Wikidata
  • Jacinto Courthouse, Located off Hwy 356 on County Road 367 approximately 8 miles east of Rienzi. Jacinto Courthouse, established in 1836, served as the populous county seat of Tishomingo County. Commissioned in 1852 and completed in 1854, the courthouse emerged as an impressive example of Federal Style architecture. The courthouse includes a park area, walking rails, and RV hook-ups. Free.
  • Corinth Artist Guild Gallery, 507 Cruise Street, +1 662 665-0520, +1 662 415-2688. Tue-Sat 10AM -4PM. The Corinth Artist Guild Gallery has an outstanding collection of Southern regional art. A large variety of artists exhibit one-of-a-kind works that range from realism, impressionism, abstract art, sculptures, stained glass, jewelry, and other decorative arts. Free but donations are welcome..
  • Corinth Contraband Camp, 902 North Parkway, +1 662 287-9273. Open dawn to dusk. Many African Americans who fled Southern plantations and farms seeking freedom and protection found the Union occupied Corinth to be a secure location. Union General Grenville Dodge understood what effect the defection of thousands of African Americans would have on the Confederate War effort. He began to enlist the escaped slaves who came into his lines as teamsters, cooks, and laborers. He actively recruited male refugees, armed them, and placed them in charge of security at the newly organized contraband camp in Corinth. Dodge’s refugee administrative efforts led to the formation of the 1st Alabama Infantry Regiment of African Descent, consisting of approximately 1,000 men. Under the supervision of Chaplain James M. Alexander of the 66th Illinois Volunteer Infantry, the Corinth camp resembled a small town, complete with a church, commissary, hospital, both frame and log houses, and a street grid with named streets and numbered houses. An American Missionary Association School operated where eager students of all ages sought knowledge day and night. Today, a portion of this camp has been set aside to commemorate the events which changed the lives of so many people. Bronze figures surround the trail through the camp depicting the lives of these people considered “contraband” of war. Free.
  • The Coliseum Theatre, 404-408 Taylor Street, +1 662 284-7440. Benjamin Franklin Liddon, local banker and civic leader, designed and constructed the Coliseum Theater in 1924 with a capacity of 999 seats as a showplace of Victorian and Art Deco Design. Such elements as black and white tile, ornamental plaster on the ceilings, imported white marble wainscoting and a grand staircase warrant its inclusion on the National Register of Historic Places. It is also a Mississippi Landmark. Open for tours by appointment.
  • The Railroad Crossing View from Trailhead Park, Located on West Waldron Street.. This crossroads of two railroads, the Memphis & Charleston and the Mobile & Ohio, identified Corinth as a strategic location in the Western Theater during the Civil War. These were the only two major standard-gauge railroads in the Confederacy and prompted the Battle of Shiloh as well as the Battle of Corinth. Today the tracks are in the same beds and are in use.

Civil War earthworks[edit]

  • Battery F, Davis St, +1 662 287-9273. Open dawn to dusk. During the summer of 1862, Union forces constructed two arcs of batteries surrounding Corinth from the southeast to the northwest. Still a pristine earthwork, Battery F was overrun during the fierce fighting the first day of the Battle of Corinth. Free.
  • Battery Robinett, 501 W. Linden St, +1 662 287-9273. Open dawn to dusk. Battery Robinett was built by the Federal Army following the Siege of Corinth and was the site of fierce fighting October 4, 1862, during the 2nd day of the Battle of Corinth. The obelisk pays tribute to Col. William P. Rogers of the 2nd Texas Infantry who showed great bravery trying to climb the walls of the battery to claim it for the Confederacy. Four unknown Civil War soldiers are buried on this site. Free.
  • The Beauregard Line. This is the site of one of the finest examples of Civil War fortifications to be found. The Beauregard Line was composed of 7 miles (11 km) of earthworks and rifle pits which spanned the east, north, and west perimeters of Corinth. Interpretive panels located on each of the four observation platforms overlooking portions of the Salient.

Do[edit]

Green Market at the Corinth Depot
  • Pickin on the Square, Court House Square. 7PM Thu, year-round.. Pickin on the Square offers old time fun. It is enjoyable for all ages. Music played is bluegrass, folk, and country. Regional talent celebrates the bluegrass heritage of the area. Listen spring, summer and fall on the lawn of the Courthouse Square; during the winter, the show moves indoors to the historic Coliseum-Civic Center. Free.
  • [dead link] Green Market, Historic Corinth Depot. 1st Sat, Apr-Oct, from 8AM. Local farmers, gardeners, artisans and craftsmen sell their wares in an open-air, grassroots setting to encourage buying locally. Residents and visitors gather to share goods made or produced by the vendor within 100 miles of Corinth, Mississippi. Free.

Events[edit]

  • Magnolia Car Club’s Cruise-In, Dairy Queen on Harper Road. 4th Sunday afternoon, Mar-Oct, 1-4PM. Magnolia Antique Car Club is a group of car enthusiasts who enjoy getting together to have fun and share ideas. We support various local charities with proceeds from our cruise-ins and other fund raising activities. This is a family oriented club with emphasis on fun and fellowship. Free.
  • [dead link] Crossroads Chili Cook-off, Historic Corinth Depot. 1st Saturday in April. The Cook-Off is sanctioned by the International Chili Society and offers a chance for people to come out and try chili made by chili cookers from all over the country. The event is in conjunction with the Green Market at the Depot. Free.
  • Corinth Coca-Cola Classic. 1st Saturday in May. Mississippi's 2nd largest footrace is one of the best road races in the South! Listed in Running Times as "One of the 100 Great short races". Free.
  • Leon Frazier Memorial Gospel Singing. 1st Saturday in June.
  • Jacinto Fourth of July Festival, +1 662 286-8662, e-mail: . July 4 from 8AM. Celebrate the Fourth of July at Historic Jacinto Courthouse. Live music, arts and crafts, a Civil War encampment, petting zoo, concessions, political speeches (the second largest political rally in Mississippi). Bring your lawn chair. Free.
  • Slugburger Festival. 2nd Thurs-Sat in July. Come enjoy the Slugburger Festival every year. Don't worry, the burgers are not made from slugs, they get their name because they used to be sold for 5 cents (a slug). There is live entertainment and rides. Free.
  • Farmington Heritage Festival. 3rd Weekend in Sept. The Battle of Farmington is re-enacted over 160 acres (64 ha) of rolling hills with United States and Confederate States camps at least 1/4 miles (250 m) apart. Free.
  • Hog Wild Barbecue Cooking Festival. last Weekend in Sept. 3-day festival and BBQ cooking contest in downtown historic Corinth. Cookers come from around the South to compete in this 2-day cooking event, nightly entertainment and a nightly carnival. Free.
  • [dead link] Grand Illumination. 1st weekend in November. Downtown merchants' open house. Free carriage rides 11AM-5PM. A Civil War Encampment will be held at the Civil War Interpretive Center. At dusk, 12,000 luminaries will be lit, each representing a casualty of the Siege and the Battle of Corinth. Free.
  • Corinth-Alcorn County Christmas Parade. 1st Sat in December. Christmas parade features floats and bands from around the area. Santa finishes the parade. Free.
  • Corinth Symphony Orchestra Christmas Concert. 1st Sun in December- 2:30PM. Seasonal favorites such as Sleigh Ride, O Holy Night and Winter Wonderland. The orchestra continues a holiday tradition of collaboration with local high school choirs and brass players. Advance tickets at the Alliance, Tourism, and Waits Jewelry. $15.

Buy[edit]

  • Ann's for women's clothes and gifts
  • Ginger's for women's and children's shoes.

Unique shops[edit]

These shops carry locally made products and ouvenirs.

  • C&D Jarnagin, 518 Wick Street, +1 662 287-4977. Civil War outfitters.
  • Biggers Hardware, 602 Cruise Street, +1 662 287-1445. Full service hardware, GE & Viking Appliances.
  • Borroum's Drug Store, 604 Waldron Street, +1 662 286-3361. Founded in 1865, it's Mississippi's oldest drug store continuously operated by the same family. They specialize in nostalgic soda fountain food and the local favorite called a slugburger. Slugburgers are a Depression-era "burger" of meat and breading or soy meal. There's even a Slugburger Festival every year to celebrate this local delicacy
  • Crossroads Museum Gift Shop, 221 Fillmore Street, +1 662 287-2177. Prints, books, toys.
  • Eastern National Bookstore, 501 W. Linden Street (Inside Corinth Civil War Interpretive Center), +1 662 284-4556. Books, Civil War toys, memorabilia, gifts.

Antiques[edit]

  • Tri-State Antiques, 1004 Hwy 72 E, +1 662 665-9010. Antiques, flea market.
  • Franklin Cruise, 515 Cruise Street, +1 662 287-8069. Antiques, gifts, lamps, oriental rugs.
  • Sanctuary, 1009 Taylor Street, +1 662 287-3770. Antiques, gifts, florist, garden accessories, home décor in an old Episcopal Church.
  • Junkers Parlor II Antiques, 2017 Hwy 72 E, +1 662 284-5980. Antique furniture, accessories.
  • Lucy's on Cruise, 609 Cruise Street, +1 662 286-8900. Antiques and unique dog items.

Specialty[edit]

  • Lip Chic Boutique, 116 Fillmore Street, +1 662 287-2954. Women’s clothing and accessories.
  • Spero Pottery, 119 Fillmore Street, +1 662 284-9890. Original pottery designs.
  • Joe's Shoe Store, 206 Fillmore Street, +1 662 286-8064. Family shoes.
  • Andie Grace, 514 Fillmore Street, +1 662 287-8626. Fashion, accessories.
  • Millstrong Clay Pottery, 307 East Waldron Street, +1 662 396-2222. Green ware, original pottery.
  • The Square Nest, 409 Fillmore Street, +1 662 287-8101. Gifts, home accessories, jewelry.
  • Waits Jewelry & Fine Gifts, 410 Fillmore Street, +1 662 286-2177. Fine jewelry, bridal registry, gifts.
  • The Gift Shop at the General's Quarters, 904 Fillmore Street, +1 662 286-3325. Pewter. Glass, local art.
  • Corner Stone Jewelry, 401 Cruise Street, +1 662 286-6461. Fine jewelry, crystal.
  • Corinth Artists Guild Gallery, 609 Cruise Street, +1 662 286-8900. Local and regional art, photography, jewelry, sculpture.
  • Yesterday & Today's Dolls, 611 Cruise Street, +1 662 287-9181. Dolls of all kinds, doll houses, furniture, etc.
  • Whippoorwill Creek Farm, 19/17 CR 264 (Glen). A fledgling farm producing good eggs and milk most of the year.
  • Little's Jewelry, 607 Cruise Street, +1 662 286-5041. Fune jewelry, Waterford crystal.
  • Clausel Jewelers, 516 Waldron Street, +1 662 286-5597. Fine jewelry, gifts.
  • Jilli B's, Waldron Street, +1 662 287-5650. Children’s clothing, monogramming.
  • J. Brown's Trading Co., 412 East Waldron Street, +1 662 287-2770. Women's apparel, jewelry, gifts.
  • Kates & Company, 504B Foote Street, +1 662 287-9998. Gifts, home décor, lighting.
  • Emma's Everything, 515 Franklin Street, +1 662 287-3700. Purses, jewelry, stationary.
  • Hoochies, 510 Wick Street, +1 662 415-5174. Jewelry, accessories, gifts.
  • The Boutique, 724 Taylor Street, +1 662 284-7361. New and consignment clothing (children & women).
  • Sanctuary, 508 S. Tate Street, +1 662 287-6278. Antiques, gifts, florist, garden accessories, home décor.
  • Carter's Fabrics, 609 Cruise Street, +1 662 286-8900. Discount designer fabric, notions.

Eat[edit]

Downtown Corinth, Mississippi landscape.


Fine dining[edit]

  • Vicari, Cruise Street. An elegant and high-quality dining experience owned by Chef Mabry
  • Smith, downtown. fine dining, Karaoke and a bar

Southern[edit]

  • Brewer’s Drive In, 1601 N Parkway, +1 662 665-9063. Tu-Sa 10:30AM-9PM. BBQ, plate lunch, milk shakes, homemade desserts. $5-9..
  • Cindy’s Place, 603 Tate St, +1 662 665-9063. Tu-Fri 10AM-2PM; Sun 10AM-2PM. Plate lunches, meat & three vegetables. $6-8..
  • The Dinner Bell, 1000 S. Harper Rd., +1 662 286-5800. M-Th 10:30AM-9PM; F-Sa 10:30AM-10PM. Steak, fish, burgers, sandwiches, plate lunches, meat & three vegetables. $5-15..
  • Martha’s Menu, 202 Taylor St., +1 662 287-2590. M-Sa 5AM-8PM; Su 5AM-2PM. Breakfast served all day, burgers, fish, plate lunches, meat & three vegetables. $5-10..
  • Soul-Tastic, in the Corinth Commons shopping center across from the Wal-Mart Supercenter..

Family[edit]

  • Pizza Grocery, 800-A Cruise St., +1 662 287-3200. M-Sa 11AM-2PM; M-Th 5-8PM; Sa 5-9PM. Pizza, pasta, subs, salads, week end gourmet specials. $8-20..
  • Café Mike’s, 310 N. Harper Rd., +1 662 287-5318. M-Sa 11AM-9PM. Soup, salads, sandwiches, pasta, pizza, steak, chicken. $5-15..
  • Restaurant at the Inn (inside the Generals’ Quarters Inn), 924 Fillmore St, +1 662 286-3302. M-F 10:30AM-2PM. Sandwiches, wraps, salads, soups, daily specials, homemade desserts. $6-15..
  • Rib Shack (CrossroadsBBQ), 920 Hwy 72 E, Soon moving to new location on Hwy 72 (New location next to NAPA on Hwy 72), +1 662 284-4646. M-Th 11AM-9PM; F-Sa 11AM-9:30PM. BBQ, salads, homemade desserts. $5-10..
  • Ruby Tuesday, 2110 Hwy 72 W, +1 662 287-2890. M-Th 11AM-11PM; F-Sa 11AM-12PM; Su 11AM-10PM. Steaks, seafood, chicken, salad, drinks. $7-20..
  • The Shrimp Boat, 1907 Shiloh Road, +1 662 665-7910. T-Sa 4-9PM. Fresh gulf seafood, shrimp, alligator, oysters, homemade desserts. $8-20..
  • Russell’s Beef House, 104 Hwy 72 E, +1 662 287-5150. Su-Th 4:30PM-9:30PM; F-Sa 4:30PM-10PM. Steak, chicken, pork, shrimp, salad bar. $10-20..
  • Ryan’s Family Steak House, 2210 S Harper Rd., +1 662 287-4008. M-F 10:45-9PM; Sa 7:30AM-10PM; Su 7:30AM-9PM. Buffet, menu items. $6-10..
  • Taylor’s Steak, Fish, Ribs, 1401 Hwy 72 W, +1 662 286-2037. Tu-Sa 4PM-9PM. Salads, sandwiches, BBQ, chicken, steak, fish. $8-15..
  • The Corner Slice, 408 Fillmore St, +1 662 286-9222. Tu-Th 10:30AM-8:30PM; F-Sa 9PM. Pizza, pasta, salads, wings. Pick-up and delivery. $5-35..
  • Little Caesars Pizza, 1901 S Harper Rd, +1 662 287-8100. Su-Th 10:30AM-10PM; F-Sa 10:30AM-11PM. Pizza, wings. Pick-up only. $5-15..
  • Pizza Hut, 904 Hwy 72 E, +1 662 286-5400. M-Th 11AM-10PM; F-Sa 11AM-midnight; Lunch buffet 11AM- 1PM. Pizza, pasta. Pick-up or delivery. $10-25..
  • McAlister’s, 1510 S Harper Rd, +1 662 286-9077. Su-Th 10:30AM-9PM; F-Sa 10:30AM- 10PM. Salads, soups, sandwiches, spuds, desserts. $6-12..
  • Sweet Peppers Deli, 1751 Virginia Ln (Corinth Commons), +1 662 287-2100. Su-Th 11AM-9PM; F-Su 11AM-10PM. Sandwiches, starters, soup, salads, desserts. $6-15..

International[edit]

  • China Palace, 1801 S Harper Rd (Harper Square), +1 662 286-6677. Tu-Th 10:30AM-9:30PM; F-Sa 10:30AM-10PM; Su 10:30AM-9PM. Buffet and full menu. $6-10..
  • Don Julio Mexican Restaurant, 1901 Virginia Lane (Corinth Commons), +1 662 286-2575. Open daily at 10:30AM. A la carte, combination plates. $8-15..
  • Jin Jin Restaurant, 504 E Waldron St., +1 662 284-9933. Su-Th 11AM-10PM; F-Sa 11AM-11PM. Luncheon specials, combination plates, side orders. Eat in or carry out. $5-15..
  • JT Falafel and Kabab, 1012 Hwy 72 East, +1 662 287-8887. M-T 10AM-9PM; F-Sa 10AM - 10PM. Mediterranean cuisine. $6-12..
  • Mi Toro (across from Malco), 2600 S Harper Rd, +1 662 287-9740. Daily 11AM-10PM. A la carte, combination plates, lunch specials. $8-15..
  • Mi Toro (In front of Kroger), 101 Hwy 72, +1 662 286-5495. Daily 11AM-10PM. A la carte, combination plates, lunch specials.
  • New China Buffet #5, 2115 S Harper Rd (Wal-Mart Shopping Center), +1 662 287-2323. Su-Th 11AM-10PM; F-Sa 11AM-11PM. All you can eat lunch and dinner buffets plus full menu. $8-10..

Diners[edit]

  • Abe’s Grill, 803 Hwy 72 W, +1 662 286-6124. M-F 6AM-3PM. Breakfast, burgers, sandwiches. $4-9..
  • Huddle House, 2900 Hwy 72 W, +1 662 665-9314. 24 hrs/7 days a week. Breakfast, sandwiches, chicken dinners, steak dinners. $5-10..
  • Lil Chicago’s Restaurant & Pub address=, +1 662 286-0948. M-F 11AM-8PM; Sa 11AM-4PM. Sandwiches, burgers, spaghetti, tamales. $5-15..
  • Lloyd’s Harper Road Café, 1401 N Harper Rd., +1 662 287-5096. M-Sa 6AM-2PM. Breakfast, sandwiches. $5-10..
  • The Pit Stop, 726 S Tate St., +1 662 665-9109. M-Sa 5:30AM-2PM. Breakfast plates, sandwiches, sides, BBQ. $5-12..
  • The Slugburger Café, 3000 Hwy 72 W, +1 662 287-1311. Daily 6AM-4PM. Breakfast, sandwiches, burgers, homemade desserts. $3-9..
  • Waffle House, 2103 Hwy 72 W, +1 662 287-7713. 24 hrs/7 days a week. Breakfast, sandwiches. $5-10..
  • White Trolley Café, 1215 Hwy 72 E, +1 662 287-4593. M-Sa 5AM-7PM. Breakfast, slugburger, sandwiches. $4-9..
  • Joe's Dinner, 2052 Shiloh Road, +1 662 284-0668. M-F 6AM-2PM. Breakfast, plate lunches, slugburgers, sandwiches. $4-9..

Specialty[edit]

  • Donald's Donuts, 2022 Hwy 72 East, +1 662 286-6602. Open daily 5AM-8PM. Donuts, breakfast, sandwiches. $1-10..
  • Borroum’s Drug Store, 604 Waldron St, +1 662 286-3361. M-F 11AM-5PM; Sa 11AM-3PM. Fountain drinks, sodas, shakes, sandwiches, burgers, salads. Featured in Southern Living. $5-$15..
  • Dilworth’s Tamale Shop, 111 Taylor St., +1 662 665-0833. M-Sa 10AM-8PM; Su 2PM-6PM. Hot or mild tamales. Drive-through only. Southern Living 2005 Top Regional Restaurant. In operation since 1962. $6-15..
  • D-Shy Tamales, Trailer at Shiloh Rd & Harper Rd intersection, +1 662 643-8114. M-F 10AM-1PM, 3PM-7PM; Sa 10AM-7PM. Hot or mild Tamales. Take-out only. $6-15..
  • The Hole Donuts, 1908 Shiloh Rd, +1 662 286-0947. Tu-Su 6AM-11AM. Donuts, pastries, and caseroles. $1-10..
  • AC’s Espresso, 415 N Fillmore St, +1 662 287-5360. M-F 7AM-6PM; Sa 7AM-5PM. All day: Espresso, tea,coffees, cold blends,pastries, desserts. Lunch only: (till 2PM) Sandwiches, salads, side items. Mississippi Magazine Best of Mississippi 2006, Best Café or Coffee Bar. $5-15..

Drink[edit]

Alcorn County is no longer a dry county and there are many bars that serve beer, wine and mixed drinks. There are several liquor stores throughout Corinth. The Flying Pig located next to the Wine Barn, on Hwy 72, offers microbrewery labeled beers. Twisted Spirits is located next to Kroger, and two liquor stores are on Harper Road and Shiloh Road.

  • C Baby's, Next to Bar-None, Old Hwy 72 across the state line. W-F 5PM-Midnight; Sa 12PM-midnight. Pizza, beer, live entertainment. Lottery tickets.
  • Cherries, 1502 Hwy 72 W (Inside the Crossroads Inn), +1 662 286-2075. M-Sa 5 – 10PM. Burgers, salads, sides, adult entertainment.
  • Shooterz, 1103 Hwy 72 W, inside the Southern Motel, +1 662 287-8919. Th-Sa 7PM - till. Beer and music.

Sleep[edit]

Hotels and motels[edit]

RV & camping[edit]

  • Corinth RV Park, 314 County Road 604, +1 662 284-0115, +1 662 287-8223, e-mail: . 26 RV hook-ups w/full water and electric; tent sites available. Located 4 ½ mi. west of Corinth off US 72. Amenities include ice, firewood, restrooms, showers,daily trash pick-up, dump station, pull-throughs.
  • Crossroads RV Park, 2800 S. Harper Road (Located behind Crossroads Arena), +1 662 287-7779. 15 RV hook-ups w/full water and electric; tent sites available with water and electric. Amenities include cable TV, wireless Internet access, large hook-up sites and pull throughs, dump station, pets welcome.
  • Jacinto Courthouse (Located 13 miles southeast of Corinth in historic Jacinto.). 2 RV hook-ups w/full water and electric. Amenities include picnic tables and nature trails. The RV sites are behind the old general store and near Historic Jacinto Courthouse.
  • [dead link] Little Creek Ranch, 181 County Road 345, Glen MS, +1 662 287-0362. 10 RV hook-ups w/full water and electric; tent sites available. Located 12 miles east of Corinth off US 72. Amenities include an arena, trail rides, fishing, unlimited primitive camping, pets welcome.
  • 1 [dead link] J.P. Coleman State Park, P.O. Box 880, Iuka, MS, +1 662 423-6515. 13 miles north of Iuka off Miss. Hwy 25. 70 RV hook-ups with water and electric; 17 tent sites; 20 cabins. Located approximately 34 miles northeast of Corinth. J. P. Coleman State Park on Wikipedia J. P. Coleman State Park (Q6106661) on Wikidata
  • 2 Tishomingo State Park, P.O. Box 880, Tishomingo, MS, +1 662 438-6914. Mile marker 304 off the Natchez Trace Parkway. 62 RV hook-ups with water and electric;Tent sites available; 6 cabins. Located approximately 35 miles southeast of Corinth. Tishomingo State Park on Wikipedia Tishomingo State Park (Q7809589) on Wikidata

Other[edit]

Connect[edit]

http://corinth.net/

http://www.go-mississippi.com/Corinth/

http://cityofcorinthms.com/visitors/visitor-infomation-centers/

http://www.visitmississippi.org/see-do

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  • Memphis — the closest major city, known for Graceland, Beale Street, great music, and a revitalized downtown.
  • Tunica — The third largest casino area behind Las Vegas and Atlantic City, featuring a dozen large casino resorts.
  • Tupelo — The birthplace of Elvis Presley
  • Oxford — Home to Ole Miss and Rowan Oak, Home of William Faulkner.
Routes through Corinth
PaducahJackson  N US 45.svg S  BoonevilleTupelo
ENDMemphis  W US 72.svg E  BurnsvilleHuntsville


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