DeKalb County, Missouri

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DeKalb County is a county in the northwest part of the U.S. state of Missouri. As of the 2010 census, the population was 12,892.[1] The county seat is Maysville.[2] The county was founded on February 25, 1845.[3] It is named after General Johann de Kalb,[4] Baron de Kalb, of the American Revolutionary War.

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  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 9, 2011. Retrieved September 8, 2013.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Archived from the original on 2011-05-31. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
  3. Eaton, David Wolfe (1916). How Missouri Counties, Towns and Streams Were Named. The State Historical Society of Missouri. p. 284.
  4. Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 103.