Mentone is a town in DeKalb County, Alabama, United States. As of the 2009 census the population was 486. Mentone is home to many private summer camps, including Camp Desoto for girls, Camp Riverview for girls, Camp Laney for boys, Alpine Camp for boys, Camp Skyline Ranch for girls, Lookout Mountain Camp for boys, and others. The town is also well known as a center for arts and crafts, with numerous shops and several great restaurants. During the summer, the population more than doubles.