DeKalb County , Georgia

DeKalb County: County in Georgia, United States

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About

DeKalb County is a county located in the U.S. state of Georgia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 691,893 and a population density of 986 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 county had an estimated population of 759,297 inhabitants. Its county seat is Decatur. The county was created 198 years ago in 1822.

Geography

DeKalb County is located at 33°46'18"N 84°13'35"W (33.7715300, -84.2264100). It has 3 neighbors: Fulton County, Gwinnett County and Rockdale County.

DeKalb County  Georgia Court House image
DeKalb County Georgia Court House

The largest city of DeKalb County is Brookhaven with a population of 55,554. Other cities include, Chamblee population 30,307, Decatur population 25,696, Clarkston population 12,637 and Doraville population 10,265.

Weather

DeKalb County forecast: Mostly sunny, with a high near 72. more

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DeKalb County Quick Facts

Population : 759,297 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Georgia (United States)
Different from : DeKalb County, DeKalb County, DeKalb County, DeKalb County, DeKalb County
Twitter username : itsindekalb
Area : 702 km2
Water as percent of area : 1.3%
Land as percent of area : 98.7%
Altitude : 981 feet / 299 meters
Capital : Decatur
Establishment : December 12, 1822
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 20:54:01 (14th May 2021)
Density : 1,082 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : 8.88% (2010-2019)
Weather : 72℉ Mostly Sunny 7-days weather

DeKalb County has 3 neighbors .

  • Decatur

Demographics

The population of DeKalb County increased by 8.88% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 691,893 - census
2011 698,329 0.92% estimation process
2012 710,557 1.72% estimation process
2013 717,740 1% estimation process
2014 724,892 0.99% estimation process
2015 734,434 1.3% estimation process
2016 746,802 1.66% estimation process
2017 751,176 0.58% estimation process
2018 754,906 0.49% estimation process
2019 759,297 0.58% estimation process

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People born in DeKalb County (12)

People born in DeKalb County, including politician James L. Key, United States District Judge Charles A. Pannell, Jr., Confederate Army general Charles D. Anderson, you can see a list of people who born in DeKalb County.

Other places with the same name (5)

DeKalb County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in DeKalb County.

City Name Population Title
Brookhaven 55,554 City in western DeKalb County, Georgia, United States.
Dunwoody 49,356 Town in DeKalb County, Georgia, USA
Tucker 36,395 Census-designated place, Georgia, USA
Chamblee 30,307 City in DeKalb County, Georgia, United States of America
Decatur 25,696 County seat of DeKalb County, Georgia, United States
Clarkston 12,637 Human settlement in DeKalb County, Georgia, United States of America
Doraville 10,265 City in DeKalb County, Georgia, United States of America
Stone Mountain 6,281 City in DeKalb County, Georgia, United States
Avondale Estates 3,129 City in DeKalb County, Georgia, United States of America
Lithonia 2,331 City in DeKalb County, Georgia, United States of America
Pine Mountain 1,417 City in Harris and Meriwether Counties, Georgia, United States of America
Pinehurst 355 City in Dooly County, Georgia, United States

Georgia Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
Georgia 10,617,423 State in the southeastern United States
Fulton County 1,063,937 County in Georgia, United States
Gwinnett County 936,250 County in Georgia, United States
Cobb County 760,141 County in Georgia, United States
Atlanta 506,811 City in DeKalb and Fulton counties in Georgia, United States, county seat city of Fulton County and Georgia federated state capital city
Clayton County 292,256 County in Iowa, United States
Chatham County 289,430 County in Georgia, United States
Cherokee County 258,773 County in North Carolina, United States
Forsyth County 244,252 County in Georgia, United States
Henry County 234,561 County in Indiana, United States
Hall County 204,441 County in Georgia, United States
Richmond County 202,518 County in Georgia, United States
Augusta 197,166 Consolidated city-county in Richmond County, Georgia, United States
Muscogee County 195,769 County in Georgia, United States
Columbus 195,769 Consolidated city-county in Muscogee County, Georgia, United States
Paulding County 168,667 County in Ohio, United States
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