DeKalb, Illinois

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DeKalb, Illinois
City
City of DeKalb
The Egyptian Theatre in Downtown DeKalb.
The Egyptian Theatre in Downtown DeKalb.
Nickname(s): 
Barb City
Location of DeKalb in DeKalb County, Illinois.
Location of DeKalb in DeKalb County, Illinois.
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CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyDeKalb
Incorporated1856
Government
 • MayorJerry Smith
Area
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Elevation
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Population
 (2010)
 • City43,862
 • Estimate 
(2016)
43,194
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 • Urban
68,545 [2]
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
60115
Area code(s)815
FIPS code17-19161
Websitewww.cityofdekalb.com

DeKalb (/dɨˈkælb/) is a city of Illinois in the United States. The population was 43,862 at the 2010 census, up from 39,018 at the 2000 census. The city is named after decorated German war hero Johann De Kalb, who died during the American Revolutionary War.

Notable people

References

  1. "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Jun 29, 2017.
  2. 2010 Census Urban Area List Template:Webarchive