Alcorn County Correctional Facility

Alcorn County Correctional Facility is located in Corinth, Mississippi. It is a regional correctional facility and is also known as the Alcorn County Jail.

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Visiting Hours and Rules

Visiting hours at Alcorn County Correctional Facility are from noon to 3:00 p.m. However, the days an inmate is allowed to visit depends on the POD they are housed in.

POD 1                    First Saturday - 3rd Sunday

POD 2 & 5            1st Sunday - 3rd Saturday

POD 3 & 6            2nd Saturday - 4th Sunday

POD 4                  2nd Sunday - 4th Saturday

Minimum Non-Community Custody one day per normal visitation weekend.

Work Center Visiting hours are from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. on the first four Saturdays of each month. There is no visitation on the 5th Saturday or Sundays.

Maximum number of visitors is four per inmate. This number includes children. All visitors must be over the age of 18, unless the child is accompanied by a parent or guardian.

General Visiting Rules

Visitors must remain in the designated visiting areas. Any visitor leaving the designated areas will have their visit terminated.

Offenders and visitors will be prohibited from giving, trading, selling, or receiving anything to or from each other, other offenders, or visitors.

Tobacco and tobacco related products are prohibited in all MDOC facilities and property.

Combing of hair within the visitation area is prohibited.

Offenders and visitors must keep the area clean. All plastic bottles, paper, and other trash will be placed in trash containers.

At the conclusion of visitation, visitors will be prohibited from leaving the facility with any property or items that were not in their possession upon entering the institution.

At all times while on the grounds of the Mississippi Department of Corrections, you are subject to search of your person, vehicles, personal property, or any/all items you may have in your possession. 

Guns, knives, ammunition, alcohol, drugs, weapons, or any instrument or tool that may be used as a weapon or any other items declared by the institution to be contraband are strictly forbidden. Contraband will be confiscated and violators will be prosecuted.

Acceptable Behavior during visits includes:

  • A brief kiss and embrace upon entry and exit
  • Holding hands
  • Walking or sitting with arms around the shoulder or waist
  • Hands resting on any part of the body not considered sexual

Prohibited Behavior includes:

  • Hands on or fondling areas considered sexual
  • Sexual activity
  • Prolonged body kissing or body embracing
  • Lip kissing except for the beginning or end of the visit
  • Sitting in such a manner to expose to view areas of the body considered sexual
  • No sitting in laps (does not apply to children under the age of 12)
  • Sitting or lying on the grass

Dress Code

The dress code for male visitors is:

  • Shirts must be worn
  • No pants pulled down below the hip line
  • No tank tops, sleeveless tops or bare midriffs
  • No shorts above the knee
  • No cut-off shorts, jogging shorts, or biking shorts
  • Shoes must be worn
  • Underwear must be worn
  • No jewelry except a wedding ring, religious medallion, or medical alert bracelet
  • Hats, caps, and bandanas will not be permitted (religious headgear and garments are allowed)

The dress code for female visitors is:

  • Shorts at knee level or below
  • No hip-huggers, cut-off shorts, jogging shorts or biking shorts
  • Slits on skirts and dresses will not extend above the knee when seated
  • No see-through clothing
  • No tank tops, sleeveless tops, or bare midriffs
  • Underwear and bra must be worn Shoes must be worn
  • No jewelry except a wedding ring, religious medallion, or a medical alert bracelet
  • Hats, caps, and bandanas will not be permitted (religious headgear and garments are allowed)

Physical Address

Alcorn County Correctional Facility
2839 South Harper Road
Corinth, MS 38834

Driving Directions:

General Phone Number

​(662) 286-7194
(662) 286-7195
(662) 286-7085

Inmate Mailing Address(es)

Inmate Name and DOC Number
Alcorn County Correctional Facility
2839 South Harper Road
Corinth, MS 38834

How to Call an Inmate

You can’t call an inmate at Alcorn County Correctional Facility, but they do have access to phones and are allowed to make monitored outgoing calls during approved hours. For complete details on how to call an inmate in Mississippi, please click here.

How to Send Money

There are three different ways to put money on an inmate’s account.

Money orders

Alcorn County Correctional Facility only accepts Postal Money orders. The money order should be filled out completely. See example below:

2839 South Harper RD
Corinth, MS 38851

Online Deposit

Go to

1. Click Send Money
2. Select the state
3. Select Agency (Alcorn County, MS)
4. Fill in the inmate's id number ( MDOC number) or the first and last name of the inmate.

Kiosk machine

Machine located in the lobby of the building.

Programs For Inmates

Inmates incarcerated at this facility can earn a GED while incarcerated and receive an adult basic education. Additional courses in computers, anger management, and financial management are all in place to benefit inmates through education. Substance abuse treatments are also available to inmates who suffer from drug and alcohol addiction.

  • Art
  • Discipleship (Variety of Classes)
  • MRT (Moral Reconation Therapy)
  • Pre-Release
  • Life Skills
  • Anger Management
  • Jail 2 Jobs
  • Parenting
  • GED
  • Literacy
  • Short Term A&D
  • Long Term A&D

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Careers at Alcorn County Correctional Facility

If you are interested in a career with the Mississippi Department of Corrections at the Alcorn County Correctional Facility, you can find job listings by clicking here.