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DeKalb County Alabama

Named in honor of Major General Baron Johan DeKalb, a hero of the American Revolution. Its county seat is Fort Payne.  Created by the Alabama legislature on January 9, 1836, from land ceded to the Federal government by the Cherokee Nation. DeKalb County was the one time home of the famous Cherokee Sequoyah.  [Source: wikipedia.org].
 
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 CITIES, TOWNS, AND POPULATED PLACES

* Collinsville  *  Crossville  *  Fort Payne (county seat)  *  Fyffe  *  Geraldine  * Hammondville  *  Henagar  *  Ider  *  Lakeview  *  Mentone  *  Pine Ridge  *  Powell  *  Rainsville  *  Sand Rock  *  Shiloh  *  Sylvania  *  Valley Head  * Alpine  *  Adamsburg  *  Aroney  *  Beaty Crossroads  *  Chigger Hill  *  Dawson  *  Dog Town  *
*  Grove Oak  *  Guest  *  Hopewell  *  Lake Howard  *  Loveless  *  Sulphur Springs  *  Ten Broeck  *

 
Ghost Towns
 
* Battelle  *  Bootsville  *  Rawlingsville *
 
 
 
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Website Updates:
Sept 2018: Birth News: JONES; Sick List News: GRAY; Death News: BRUCE; Marriage News: CROW, KEITH, REED, BELL, BAKER, VANDAZEE
June 2018: Death News: STARNES
Mar 2018: Marriage News: JOHNSON, COE; Sick List News: KILLIAN; Visiting News: COOK, NICHOLS, MATHAS, MCCARTNEY, HUNT, THOMAS, WARREN, FRICKS, BROCK, PATTERSON, HAWKINS, POPE
Dec 2017: Death News: GRIFFITH; Visiting News: DUNLAP, BELL, CLARK, WILLIAMS, BALLARD; Sick List News: MCMULLEN
Jul 2017: Website redecorated and all pages are mobile friendly; School News: 1918 New Teachers; Calamity News: Automobile down the mountain; CREW
Apr 2017: County: 1923 County Officers
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Jackson County - north

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