Decatur, Macon County, Illinois
Decatur: City in Macon County, Illinois, United States
Decatur is a city located in the county of Macon in the U.S. state of Illinois. Its population at the 2010 census was 76,122 and a population density of 626 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 70,007 inhabitants.
The city was created 200 years ago in 1822.
Quick Facts about Decatur
|Population :||70,007 (2020)|
|Country :||United States of America|
|State :||Illinois (United States)|
|County :||Macon County|
|Postal code :||62521|
|Phone Area Codes :||217|
|Area :||121.62 km2|
|Altitude :||676 feet / 206 meters|
|Capital city :||Decatur is capital of Macon County|
|Establishment :||January 01, 1823 (200 years ago)|
|Time Zone :||America/Chicago|
|Local time :||23:40:47 (8th February 2023)|
|Density :||576 Pop. per km² as of 2020|
|Population growth :||-8.73% (2010-2020)|
Decatur is located at 39°50'25"N 88°57'17"W (39.8403100, -88.9548000).
- Official Website
Official website of Decatur
According to census records, the population of Decatur decreased by 8.73% in 10 years.
Best Things to Do in Decatur
1 Scovill Zoo
71 S Country Club Rd, Decatur, IL 62521, United States ➦ Show Map
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2 Nelson Park
2475 Pavilion Drive, Decatur, IL 62521, United States ➦ Show Map
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3 Fairview Park
2095 W Eldorado St, Decatur, IL 62522, United States ➦ Show Map
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4 Children's Museum of Illinois
55 S Country Club Rd, Decatur, IL 62521, United States ➦ Show Map
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5 Rock Springs Conservation Area
3939 Nearing Ln, Decatur, IL 62521, United States ➦ Show Map
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Other Places in Decatur
1 City of Decatur
2850 N Jasper St, Decatur, IL 62526 ➦ Show Map
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2 Decatur City Offices
1 Gary K. Anderson Plaza, Decatur, IL 62523 ➦ Show Map
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3 Decatur City Information
1 Gary K Anderson Plz, Decatur, IL 62523 ➦ Show Map
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People born in Decatur (111)
- Nan Martin (American actress (1927-2010)) she was born in 15/07/1927
- Stephen E. Ambrose (American historian) he was born in 10/01/1936
- Helen Ferguson (American actress) she was born in 23/07/1900
- Edwin B. Willis (American scenic designer) he was born in 28/01/1893
- Hugh Myers (American chess player) he was born in 23/01/1930
- Chad Gray (American singer) he was born in 16/10/1971
- Todd Day (American basketball player) he was born in 07/01/1970
- William K. Reilly (American government official) he was born in 26/01/1940
- James Pendleton Lichtenberger (American university teacher (1870-1953)) he was born in 10/06/1870
- James Loewen (American historian) he was born in 06/02/1942
- LaToya Bond (American professional women's basketball player) she was born in 13/02/1984
- Red Hamilton (American formula one driver) he was born in 10/06/1926
- Luke Harangody (American basketball player) he was born in 02/01/1988
- Brian Culbertson (American musician) he was born in 12/01/1973
- Steve Hunter (American guitarist, session musician, recording artist) he was born in 14/06/1948
- David McJonathan-Swarm he was born in 23/11/1947
- John Doe (American singer, songwriter, actor, poet, guitarist and bass player) he was born in 25/02/1954
- John G. Oglesby (American politician) he was born in 19/03/1873
Schools in Decatur
College & universities near Decatur, IL
|475653||Reflections Academy of Beauty||Decatur (IL)||62523-1208|
Amtrak & bus stations near Decatur, IL
|LCN||Lincoln||Broadway and North Chicago Sts.||RAIL|
|SPI||Springfield station||East Washington and North Third Sts.||RAIL|
|MAT||Mattoon station||1718 Broadway Ave.||RAIL|
|CHM||Illinois Terminal||45 East University Ave.||RAIL|
|BNL||Uptown Station||100 East Parkinson St.||RAIL|
Post offices near Decatur
|Post Office Name||City||ZIP|
|Decatur Post Office||Decatur (IL)||62523|
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Other cities in Macon County
Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Macon County , IL. (more)
|Mount Zion||5,762||Human settlement in United States of America|
|Forsyth||3,465||Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America|
|Sangamon||2,173||Unincorporated community in Illinois|
|Maroa||1,700||City in Illinois, USA|
|Harristown||1,278||Village in the United States|
|Long Creek||1,262||City in Oregon, USA|
|Casner||1,186||Unincorporated community in Illinois, United States|
|Warrensburg||1,112||Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America|
|Macon||1,102||City in Illinois|
|Blue Mound||1,065||Village in Macon County, Illinois|
|Oakley||988||Township in Macon County, Illinois|
|Newburg||885||Unincorporated community in Illinois, United States|
|Argenta||867||Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America|
|Oreana||804||Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America|
|Niantic||647||Township in Macon County, Illinois|
|Chapin||474||Village in the United States|
Distance to Other Cities
Decatur distances to largest Illinois cities