Stay informed with Purdue Extension - DeKalb County's newsletter, "The Extension Edge." Find out what is happening in Agriculture and Natural Resources, Health and Human Sciences, and 4-H Youth Development. If you would like to have the newsletter emailed to you or to come by mail, contact the Extension Office at (260) 925-2562.
The DeKalb Co. Extension Homemakers is an organization of clubs where their mission is to strengthen families through continuing education, leadership development, and volunteer community support. For more information about the Extension Homemakers or joining a club, call the DeKalb Co. Extension Office at (260) 925-2562.
Your connection to DeKalb County, Indiana Government. DeKalb County is located in the U.S. state of Indiana. As of 2010, the population was 42,223 and has a total area of 363.85 square miles. The county seat is Auburn. DeKalb County is named for Revolutionary War hero Johann, Baron de Kalb (1721-1780), a Continental Army officer from Bavaria, who was fatally wounded at the Battle of Camden, South Carolina. The county was created by the Indiana legislature in 1835 and organized in 1837.