Work or play, learn why DeKalb County is a wonderful place to live.
Discover what it’s like to call the mountains of Northeast Alabama, home. History, agriculture, natural attractions, scenic beauty, shops & eateries, abound in this nature lover’s paradise.

Fort Payne, the county seat, runs parallel to two mountain ranges making us a quick connection to major metropolitan areas by way of U.S. Highway 11, Alabama Highway 35 and Interstate 59. Each of these major thoroughfares run the length of our county connecting us to Huntsville, Birmingham, Atlanta, and Chattanooga.

Make your move to our Alabama mountain town, a place to call home.

DeKalb Tourism Official Travel Guide 2024 - Visit Lookout Mountain

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