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The county was named for Johann DeKalb, German-born soldier who served with George Washington at Valley Forge

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DeKalb County is one of 159 counties in Georgia.

The county is in the Atlanta metro area.The estimated population in 2004 was 675,725. This was an increase of  1.48% from the 2000 census.

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Median household income
Local
$49,117
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our DeKalb County demographic reports

In 2002, the per capita personal income in DeKalb County was $34,118. This was an increase of 27.5% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 110% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.



County seat: Decatur

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6% of DeKalb County residents report German ancestry, and 5% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the DeKalb County ancestry & family history guide.

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Cemeteries in DeKalb County include Albert Cemetery, Anderson Cemetery, Chestnut Hill Cemetery, Chupp Cemetery, Clay Family Cemetery, Decatur Cemetery, Donaldson Family Cemetery, East View Cemetery, Eastwood Cemetery, Edison Cemetery ... View cemeteries

Communities

Communities in DeKalb County include Avondale Estates, Belvedere Park, Chamblee, Clarkston, Decatur, Doraville, Druid Hills, Dunwoody, East Atlanta, East Lake ... View communities

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Colleges in DeKalb County include Agnes Scott College, Columbia Theological Seminary, Georgia Perimeter College, Gupton Jones College of Funeral Service, Luther Rice University ... View colleges

School districts in DeKalb County include Decatur City, Dekalb County ... View school districts

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Libraries

Libraries in DeKalb County include Bruce Street Branch, Chamblee Branch, Clarkston Branch, Covington Branch, Decatur Library, Doraville Branch, Dunwoody Branch, Embry Hills Branch, Flat Shoals Branch, Hairston Crossing Branch ... View libraries

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Newspapers in DeKalb County include Dunwoody Crier ... View newspapers

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DeKalb County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our DeKalb County political report.

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Hotels in DeKalb County include Americas Best Value Inn, Amerisuites Lithonia Stonecres, Best Inn & Suites, Best Western Stone Mountain, Comfort Inn & Suites at Stone Mountain, Country Hearth Inn - Decatur, Country Inn & Suites, Days Inn, Days Inn Decatur, Econo Lodge ... More hotels

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