Relocation Guide

Calling our mountains home also gives you access to our incredible county resources.

Rules & Regulations

Airport Information
Operated by Valley Aviation
845.9129

Driving Information
Drivers License Examiner
845.6089

Firearms
DeKalb County Sheriff’s Department
845.3801

Marriage License Information
Probate Judge Office
845.8510

Public Transportation
Fort Payne Council on Aging
845.8593

Tag Information
Tag Purchase, Fort Payne
845.8515

Tag Purchase, Rainsville
638.9404

Tax Information
Tax Assessor
845.8515

Revenue Commissioner
845.8515

Libraries

Collinsville Library
524.2323

DeKalb County Library
845.2671

Rainsville Library
638.3311

Mentone Library
634.8006

Colleges

Northeast Alabama Community College
638.4418

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Media

Mountain Valley News
638.6397

The Times Journal
845.2550

The Ground Hog
465.1107

Southern Torch
638.4040

Fort Payne City Schools

Will’s Valley Elementary
845.3201

William’s Avenue School
845.0626

Fort Payne Middle School
845.7501

Fort Payne High School
845.0535

Fort Payne City Superintendent
845.0915

DeKalb County Schools

Collinsville Elementary
524.3277

Collinsville High School
524.2111

Crossville
528.7858

Fyffe Elementary
623.2117

Fyffe High School
623.2116

Geraldine
659.2142

Henagar
657.4483

Ider Elementary
632.3301

Ider High School
632.3510

Moonlake Elementary/Mentone
634.4113

Plainview Elementary
638.3082

Plainview High School
638.3510

Ruhama
845.3377

Sylvania
638.2030

Valley Head
635.6228

Vocational School
638.4421

DeKalb County Board of Education
638.6921

DeKalb County Superintendent
638.6921

Private Schools

Cornerstone Christian Academy
638.9311

Adamsburg Christian Academy
605.6806

Pre-Schools

Fort Payne Head Start
845.9176

Headstart Central Office
638.4161

Moon Lake Head Start
634.4955

Pre.K Program
844.4782

Sylvania Head Start
638.7803

Whiton Headstart/Geraldine
659.6727

Field Schools

Big Wills Arts Council
845.2224

DeSoto State Park Nature Programs
845.0051

Little River Canyon Field School/JSU
782.5697

Nature’s Classroom
634.4443

County Services

American Red Cross
845.0202

Career Center
845.2900

Children’s Advocacy Center
997.9700

County Commissioners
845.8500

DeKalb County Circuit Clerk
845.8550

DeKalb County Economic Development
845.7957

DeKalb County Health Department
845.7031

DeKalb County Humane Society
845.9463
Stray reports/Adoption 304.0474

Fort Payne Chamber of Commerce
845.2741

Rainsville Chamber of Commerce
638.7800

Women’s Care Center
845.0838

Municipalities

Collinsville Town Hall
524.2135

Crossville Town Hall
528.7121

Fort Payne City Hall
845.1524

Fyffe Town Hall
623.2222

Geraldine Town Hall
659.2122

Hammondville Town Hall
635.6374

Henagar Town Hall
657.6282

Ider Town Hall
657.5717

Lakeview Town Hall
659.4021

Mentone Town Hall
634.4444

Pine Ridge Town Hall
845.1183

Powell Town Hall
638.4283

Rainsville City Hall
638.6331

Shiloh City Hall
623.1094

Sylvania Town Hall
638.2604

Valley Head Town Hall
635.6814

Shiloh City Hall
623.1094

Sylvania Town Hall
638.2604

Valley Head Town Hall
635.6814

Weather Alerts

WFPA AM 1400
845.7721

WVSM AM 1500
638.2137

WZOB AM 1250
845.2810

Emergency Management Agency
845.4911

Fort Payne TV Weather
Channel 30

Doppler Radar Channels
19, 31 & 48

Time & Temperature
638.1111

Community Resources

Apartment Rentals
Briarwood Apartments
845.2128

Ramblewood Apartments
845.6192

Auto Sales & Rentals
Auto Nation Ford
845.1101

Donohoo Chevrolet
273.4986

Investments & Banks
First Federal
845.1077

First State Bank
845.6101

Regions Bank
845.1441

First Southern National Bank
997.0422

Law Enforcement
Alabama Forestry Commission
845.1331

Alabama State Park Rangers
845.0051

DeKalb County Sheriff
845.3801

National Park Service Rangers
997.9239

Medical
DeKalb Ambulance Service
845.4027

DeKalb Regional Medical Center
845.3150

DeKalb County Health Department
845.1931

Mental Health Center
845.4571

Storage Facilities
A & P Storage Center
996.6565

Fort Payne Mini Storage
845.2202

The Holding Company
997.6471

Wilson Storage
845.1530

Parks & Recreation
Fort Payne Parks & Recreation Dept.
844.6571

Fort Payne City Park
845.1524

Fort Payne Sports Complex
845.5120

Wills Valley Recreation Center
844.6571

Fort Payne Swimming Pool
997.1859

Real Estate Agencies & Developers
www.dekalbcountyrealtors.com

Utilities

Telephone
AT&T
888.757.6500

Farmers Telephone Coop.
638.2144

Century Telephone
800.824.2877

Television
Charter
800.315.8229

Collinsville TV Cable
524.2267

Water
Fort Payne Water Authority
845.0449

NE Alabama Water
845.6186

Sand Mountain Water Authority
632.2254

Water Board of Section/Rainsville
638.2119

NE Alabama Water & Sewer
845.6186

Electric
Fort Payne Improvement Authority
845.0671

Cherokee Electric Cooperative
927.5524

Sand Mountain Electric Cooperative
638.2153

Gas
DeKalb Cherokee Gas District
845.3731

DeKalb Cherokee Natural Gas
800.239.5606

AllGas Inc.
657.4820
623.2426

Ferrell Gas
657.4158

Heritage Propane
845.9184

Holston Gases
845.1841

Sand Mountain Propane
659.5780

General Information

Fort Payne/DeKalb County, Alabama

DeKalb County is located in Northeast Alabama and is the Southern Gateway to the Appalachian Mountain Region.

Located 120 miles NW of Atlanta, 90 miles NE of Birmingham, 70 miles E of Huntsville and 50 miles S of Chattanooga.

DeKalb County is easily accessible via Interstate 59, U.S. Hwy. 11, AL Hwy. 35 and the scenic Lookout Mountain Parkway.

Altitude

Above Sea Level
Fort Payne
934 ft.

Lookout Mountain
2000 ft.

Population

DeKalb County
71,109

Fort Payne
14,012

Land Area

DeKalb County
778 sq. mi.

Fort Payne City
55 sq. mi.

Weather

Average Annual Rates
Rainfall, 52.8 inches
Snowfall, 3.5 inches
Humidity, 70%

Average Temperature
Summer, 78 degrees
Winter, 43 degrees

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