DeKalb County , Alabama

DeKalb County: County in Alabama, United States

About

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 185 years ago in 1836.

DeKalb County Quick Facts

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 : 15:19:49 (28th November 2021)
Density : 36 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 0.77% (2010-2020)
Weather : 34℉ Partly Cloudy 7-days weather
DeKalb County locator map
Location of DeKalb County on Alabama map.
DeKalb County Alabama Courthouse 20120329 image
DeKalb County Alabama Courthouse 20120329
DeKalb County Alabama Courthouse 20120329 image

Geography

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.

Weather

DeKalb County forecast: Partly cloudy, with a low around 34. more

DeKalb County has 7 neighbours.

Demographics

The population of DeKalb County increased by 0.77% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 71,109 - census
2011 71,365 0.36% estimation process
2012 70,944 -0.59% estimation process
2013 70,912 -0.05% estimation process
2014 70,993 0.11% estimation process
2015 71,087 0.13% estimation process
2016 71,104 0.02% estimation process
2017 71,437 0.47% estimation process
2018 71,407 -0.04% estimation process
2019 71,513 0.15% estimation process
2020 71,658 0.2% estimation process

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Local Places in DeKalb County

People born in DeKalb County (2)

People born in DeKalb County, including musician Jesse Randall Baxter, Jr., politician C. W. Ryan, you can see a list of people who born in DeKalb County.

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
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
Valley Head 563 Town
Hammondville 485 Town
Mentone 332 Town in Alabama
Pine Ridge 273 Town in Alabama

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