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Welcome to De Kalb ...

The city of De Kalb is located in Bowie County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, De Kalb has a population of 1,593 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of De Kalb.

De Kalb is 410 feet [125 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for De Kalb: (903) & (430)<4>

The ZIP code for De Kalb: 75559<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, De Kalb had an population of 1,593 people. This is a decrease of 6.24% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 9.95% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, De Kalb had a population of 1,699 people. This makes De Kalb the county's 6th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,699 people, the population of De Kalb decreased 3.96% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,769 people).

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

Adding De Kalb to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of De Kalb in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of De Kalb elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for De Kalb on our Genealogy Page.

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, Mississippi, Missouri, New York, Ohio and West Virginia.

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

Communities near De Kalb ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near De Kalb.

  • New Boston [Bowie County]
  • Hooks [Bowie County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hooks
    • Hooks [Bowie County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the east of De Kalb
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,712 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hooks have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hooks
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hooks<7>
  • Maud [Bowie County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Maud
    • Maud [Bowie County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southeast of De Kalb
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,042 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maud
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Maud<7>
  • Foreman [Little River County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Foreman
    • Foreman [Little River County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northeast of De Kalb
    • Estimated population in 2019: 926 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Foreman have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Foreman
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Foreman<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Avery [Red River County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Avery
      • Avery [Red River County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the west of De Kalb
      • Estimated population in 2019: 444 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Avery
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Avery<7>
    • Annona [Red River County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Annona
      • Annona [Red River County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the west of De Kalb
      • Estimated population in 2019: 288 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Annona
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Annona<7>
    • Dalby Springs [Bowie County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dalby Springs
      • Dalby Springs [Bowie County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the south of De Kalb
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dalby Springs
    • Simms [Bowie County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Simms
      • Simms [Bowie County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the southeast of De Kalb
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Simms have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Simms
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Simms<7>
    • Bassett [Bowie County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bassett
      • Bassett [Bowie County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the south of De Kalb
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bassett
    • Bryans Mill [Cass County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bryans Mill
      • Bryans Mill [Cass County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<6> to the south of De Kalb
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bryans Mill

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around De Kalb. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for De Kalb.

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around De Kalb.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around De Kalb. See our Newspapers 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 can read an overview with links that will help you 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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for De Kalb. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Texas: https://texas.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Texas' counties, including Bowie, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for De Kalb.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around De Kalb - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (430) is an overlay for area code (903).
<5>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 city (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).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- De Kalb) to Point B.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in De Kalb. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.5087, Longitude: -94.6163    
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<8>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.






















 

 

 

 

 


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