DeKalb County, Alabama
DeKalb County: County in Alabama, United States
DeKalb County is a county located in the U.S. state of Alabama. As of the 2010 census, the population was 71,109 and a population density of 35 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 71,658 inhabitants. Its county seat is Fort Payne. The county was created 187 years ago in 1836.
Quick Facts about DeKalb County
|Population :||71,658 (2020)|
|Country :||United States of America|
|State :||Alabama (United States)|
|Different from :||DeKalb County, DeKalb County, DeKalb County, DeKalb County, DeKalb County|
|Plate code :||28|
|Area :||2017 km2|
|Water as percent of area :||0.2%|
|Land as percent of area :||99.8%|
|Named for :||Johann de Kalb|
|Capital :||Fort Payne|
|Establishment :||January 01, 1836|
|Time Zone :||America/Chicago|
|Local time :||11:19:52 (5th February 2023)|
|Density :||36 Pop. per km² as of 2020|
|Population growth :||0.77% (2010-2020)|
DeKalb County is located at 34°27'35"N 85°48'15"W (34.4597700, -85.8041400). It has 7 neighbors: Cherokee County, Etowah County, Jackson County, Marshall County, Chattooga County, Dade County and Walker County.
DeKalb County map
The largest city of DeKalb County is Fort Payne with a population of 14,041. Other cities include, Rainsville population 5,149, Henagar population 2,367, Sylvania population 1,860 and Fyffe population 1,076. See all DeKalb County cities & populated places.
DeKalb County Populated Places (more)
Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in DeKalb County.
|Fort Payne||14,041||City in Alabama, US|
|Rainsville||5,149||City in DeKalb County, Alabama, United States|
|Henagar||2,367||City in Alabama|
|Collinsville||1,938||Town in Alabama|
|Sylvania||1,860||City in DeKalb County, Alabama, United States of America|
|Crossville||1,847||Town of the United States|
|Mount Vernon||1,504||Town in Mobile County, Alabama|
|Fyffe||1,076||City in DeKalb County, Alabama, United States of America|
|Powell||908||City in Alabama, United States|
|Geraldine||896||Town in DeKalb County, Alabama, United States|
|Douglas||780||Town in Marshall County, Alabama, in the United States|
|Ider||737||Town in Alabama, USA|
|Mentone||332||Town in Alabama|
|Pine Ridge||273||Town in Alabama|
- Official Website
Official website of DeKalb County
DeKalb County has 7 neighbours.
- Cherokee County county in Alabama, United States
- Etowah County county in Alabama, United States
- Jackson County county in Alabama, United States
- Marshall County county in Alabama, United States
- Chattooga County county in Georgia, United States
- Dade County county in Georgia, United States
- Walker County county in Georgia, United States
The population of DeKalb County increased by 0.77% in 10 years.
People born in DeKalb County (2)
Other places with the same name (6)
- DeKalb County , Georgia county in Georgia, United States with a population of 762,009 people.
- DeKalb County , Illinois county in Illinois, United States with a population of 104,491 people.
- DeKalb County , Indiana county in Indiana, United States with a population of 43,670 people.
- DeKalb County , Tennessee county in Tennessee, United States with a population of 20,837 people.
- DeKalb County , Missouri county in Missouri, United States with a population of 10,944 people.
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|Mobile County||412,716||County in Alabama, United States|
|Madison County||379,453||County in Alabama, United States|
|Baldwin County||229,287||County in Alabama, United States|
|Montgomery County||224,639||County in Alabama, United States|
|Shelby County||221,428||County in Alabama, United States|
|Tuscaloosa County||210,758||County in Alabama, United States|
|Birmingham||206,950||City in Jefferson County, Alabama, United States|
|Huntsville||202,964||County seat of Madison County, Alabama, United States|
|Montgomery||196,268||City in and county seat of Montgomery County, Alabama, United States and Alabama federated state capital|
|Mobile||187,746||County seat of Mobile County, Alabama, United States|
|Lee County||166,831||County in Alabama, United States|
|Morgan County||119,883||County in Alabama, United States|
|Calhoun County||113,469||County in Alabama, United States|
|Houston County||106,580||County in Alabama, United States|
|Tuscaloosa||102,819||County seat of Tuscaloosa County, Alabama, United States|