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Welcome to De Kalb ...

The town of De Kalb is located in Kemper County and is the County Seat for Kemper County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, De Kalb has a population of 1,034 people<1> (see below for details).

De Kalb is 380 feet [116 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: De Kalb lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

De Kalb is within the boundaries of the (601) area code.

The ZIP code for De Kalb: 39328<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, De Kalb had a population of 1,164 people (or 11.13% of the total population of Kemper County). This makes De Kalb the county's most populous community.

The population of De Kalb represents 0.04% of the total population of Mississippi (which has 2,967,297 people), making it the state's 145th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,164 people, the population of De Kalb increased 19.75% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 972 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, De Kalb had an population of 1,034 people. This is a decrease of 11.17% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 6.38% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for De Kalb.

Communities near De Kalb ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove it.<4>.

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Bethel (AL) - Historic   [Map]   ---   E   22 miles [35.4 km]
Emelle (AL)   [Map]   49   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Geiger (AL)   [Map]   154   E   21 miles [33.8 km]
Sledge (AL) - Historic   [Map]   ---   E   20 miles [32.2 km]
Bogue Chitto   [Map]   ---   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Collinsville   [Map]   ---   SW   21 miles [33.8 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for De Kalb.

Communities Also Named De Kalb ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 7 communities that are also named De Kalb - they are located in Illinois, Indiana, Missouri, New York, Ohio, Texas and West Virginia.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for De Kalb.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around De Kalb. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of De Kalb. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around De Kalb. Our list includes 6 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for De Kalb:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for De Kalb ...

Looking for more information about De Kalb? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for De Kalb, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for De Kalb.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for De Kalb.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around De Kalb - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a town (such as De Kalb). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether De Kalb or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance starting in De Kalb. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- De Kalb) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for De Kalb. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from De Kalb

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in De Kalb. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.7706, Longitude: -88.6560     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for De Kalb have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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