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Revision as of 19:15, 3 June 2012

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Dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Tax
Land
Probate






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DeKalb County, Alabama
Map
Map of Alabama highlighting DeKalb County
Location in the state of Alabama
Map of the U.S. highlighting Alabama
Location of Alabama in the U.S.
Facts
Founded January 9, 1836
County Seat Fort Payne
Courthouse



United States  Gotoarrow.png  Alabama  Gotoarrow.png  DeKalb County

County Courthouse

DeKalb County Alabama Courthouse.jpg
 Delkalb County Courthouse 
 111 Grand Avenue SW
Fort Payne, AL 35967
Phone:(256) 845-8525


Probate Judge has marriage, divorce, probate and land records County Health Department has birth, death and burial records Clerk Circuit Court has court records [1]

History

Johann de Kalb.JPG

The county is named after Revolutionary War hero Johann de Kalb (1721-1780), a German baron.[2]

Parent County

1836--De Kalb County was created 9 January 1836 from the Cherokee Cession of 1835.  County seat: Fort Payne [3]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

The Cherokee County court house burned. Some of its records were given to De Kalb County. The records can be found in a old building in Fort Payne, the county seat.

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries


Census

DeKalb County, Alabama
Year Pop.  %±
1840 5,929
1850 8,245 39.1%
1860 10,705 29.8%
1870 7,126 −33.4%
1880 12,675 77.9%
1890 21,106 66.5%
1900 23,558 11.6%
1910 28,261 20.0%
1920 34,426 21.8%
1930 40,104 16.5%
1940 43,075 7.4%
1950 45,048 4.6%
1960 41,417 −8.1%
1970 41,981 1.4%
1980 53,658 27.8%
1990 54,651 1.9%
2000 64,452 17.9%
2010 71,109 10.3%

For tips on accessing DeKalb County, Alabama Genealogy census records online, see: Alabama Census.

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

A free collection of obituaries and death notices from various funeral homes in the DeKalb County area has been put together by GenealogyBuffs.com.

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

941 East Main St
RAINSVILLE, ALABAMA 35986
UNITED STATES
+1 256-638-3311
Hours: Mon, Wed, Thur & Fri 8am-5pm;
Tue 8am-7pm;
Sat 8am-12pm

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Dekalb County p. 37. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. "Johann de Kalb," Wikipedia.
  3. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).