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  DeKalb - History
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Established January 01, 1837
Disbanded Still Active
Last ModifiedRBH June 03, 2011 10:57pm
DescriptionCreated from Franklin, Cannon, Jackson, and White counties

Named for Johann DeKalb

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March 09, 1976 -


DEKALB lost to CANNON to accommodate local resident [location unknown, not mapped; map depicts net changes in DEKALB-CANNON line 1844-1976]. (Tenn. Acts 1976, 89th assy., 2d reg. sess., pub., ch. 487/p. 239)

February 15, 1941 - March 09, 1976


DEKALB lost to PUTNAM to accommodate local resident. (Tenn. Acts 1941, 72d assy., priv., ch. 434/p. 1502; ch. 426/p. 1487)

February 05, 1935 - February 15, 1941


DEKALB lost to WILSON to accommodate local resident [map depicts net changes in DEKALB-WILSON line 1858-1935]. (Tenn. Acts 1935, 69th assy., priv., ch. 93/p. 208)

April 03, 1929 - February 05, 1935


DEKALB lost small area to PUTNAM to accommodate local resident. (Tenn. Acts 1929, 66th assy., priv., ch. 412/p. 1074)

April 14, 1925 - April 03, 1929


DEKALB lost to WARREN to accommodate local resident [location unknown, not mapped; map depicts net changes in DEKALB-WARREN line 1852-1925]. (Tenn. Acts 1925, 64th assy., priv., ch. 530/p. 2061)

March 27, 1905 - April 14, 1925


DEKALB exchanged with SMITH to accommodate local residents [locations unknown, not mapped; map depicts net changes in DEKALB-SMITH line 1868-1905]. (Tenn. Acts 1905, 54th assy., ch. 95/p. 206; ch. 88/p. 199)

March 31, 1899 - March 27, 1905


DEKALB gained very small area from SMITH to accommodate local resident. (Tenn. Acts 1899, 51st assy., ch. 179/p. 354)

December 14, 1868 - March 31, 1899


DEKALB gained from WHITE [repealed act of 14 Mar 1868]. (Tenn. Acts 1868, 35th assy., 2d sess., pub., ch. 5/p. 5)

March 14, 1868 - December 14, 1868


DEKALB lost to WHITE [repealed 14 Dec 1868]. (Tenn. Acts 1867, 35th assy., 1st sess., pub., ch. 82/p. 108)

March 19, 1860 - March 14, 1868


DEKALB gained from SMITH. (Tenn. Acts 1859, 33d assy., 1st sess., priv., ch. 135, secs. 1-13/pp. 438-440)

March 15, 1858 - March 19, 1860


DEKALB gained from PUTNAM. (Tenn. Acts 1857, 32d assy., priv., ch. 129/p. 324)

November 20, 1855 - March 15, 1858


DEKALB gained from PUTNAM. (Tenn. Acts 1855, 31st assy., ch. 27/p. 29)

February 11, 1854 - November 20, 1855


DEKALB gained from SMITH to accommodate local residents; DEKALB gained from JACKSON; DEKALB lost to re-creation of PUTNAM. (Tenn. Acts 1853, 30th assy., ch. 320, secs. 1-2, 10, 21, 24-25/pp. 744-754)

January 13, 1838 - February 11, 1854


DEKALB created from CANNON, WARREN, and WHITE. (Tenn. Acts 1839, 23d assy., ch. 2, secs. 1-2, 18/pp. 7-8, 11 and Tenn. Acts 1837, 22d assy., ch. 199, sec. 3/p. 291)

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