DeKalb County , Georgia

DeKalb County: County in Georgia, United States

DeKalb County locator map
Location of DeKalb County on Georgia map.

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 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 762,009 inhabitants. Its county seat is Decatur. The county was created 198 years ago in 1822.

DeKalb County  Georgia Court House image
DeKalb County Georgia Court House
DeKalb County  Georgia Court House image

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 map

The largest city of DeKalb County is Brookhaven with a population of 56,112. Other cities include, North Atlanta population 40,456, Chamblee population 30,842, Decatur population 25,655 and Druid Hills population 14,568. See all DeKalb County cities & populated places.

Weather

DeKalb County forecast: Sunny, with a high near 72. West wind 5 to 10 mph. more

DeKalb County Quick Facts

Population : 762,009 (2020)
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 : 23:45:09 (22nd October 2021)
Density : 1,085 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 9.2% (2010-2020)
Weather : 72℉ Sunny 7-days weather

DeKalb County has 3 neighbours.

  • Decatur

Demographics

The population of DeKalb County increased by 9.2% in 10 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
2020 762,009 0.36% 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.

  • Paul Duke (American football player (1924-2009)) he was born in 24/09/1924
  • Robin E. Hudson (American judge) she was born in 20/02/1952
  • Tamera Alexander (American author) she was born in 08/08/1961
  • George Washington Bolton (American businessman and politician) he was born in 15/09/1841
  • Doreen Carter (politician) she was born in 19/03/1963
  • Giselle Washington (Jamaican association football player) she was born in 03/04/2001
  • Duke Shelley (American football player) he was born in 08/10/1996
  • Robert Lee Avary (Lawyer and Educator) he was born in 01/01/1863
  • J. Robin Harris (lawyer) he was born in 05/07/1925

Other places with the same name (6)

DeKalb County Populated Places (more)

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

City Name Population Title
Brookhaven 56,112 City in western DeKalb County, Georgia, United States.
Dunwoody 49,326 Town in DeKalb County, Georgia, USA
North Atlanta 40,456 Former city and census-designated place in Georgia, USA
Tucker 36,857 Census-designated place, Georgia, USA
Redan 33,015 Census-designated place in DeKalb County, Georgia, United States of America
Chamblee 30,842 City in DeKalb County, Georgia, United States of America
Decatur 25,655 County seat of DeKalb County, Georgia, United States
North Druid Hills 18,947 Census-designated place in DeKalb County, Georgia
North Decatur 16,698 Census-designated place in DeKalb County, Georgia
Belvedere Park 15,152 Census-designated place in DeKalb County, Georgia
Druid Hills 14,568 City in Jefferson County, Kentucky, United States of America
Clarkston 12,627 Human settlement in DeKalb County, Georgia, United States of America
Scottdale 10,631 Borough of Pennsylvania
Doraville 10,264 City in DeKalb County, Georgia, United States of America
Panthersville 9,749 Census-designated place in DeKalb County, Georgia
Gresham Park 7,432 Census-designated place in DeKalb County, Georgia

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