Decatur Morgan County, Alabama

Decatur: City in Morgan and Limestone counties, Alabama, United States

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Location of Decatur on Alabama map.

About

Decatur is a city located in the county of Morgan in the U.S. state of Alabama. Its population at the 2010 census was 55,683. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 54,381 inhabitants.

The city was created 200 years ago in 1820.

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Geography

Decatur is located at 34°36'21"N 86°59'0"W (34.6059300, -86.9833400).

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Decatur Quick Facts

Population : 54,381 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Alabama (United States)
County : Morgan County
Postal code : 35600–35699
Phone Area Codes : 256
Water as percent of area : 11.24%
Land as percent of area : 88.76%
Altitude : 561 feet / 171 meters
Capital city : Decatur is capital of Morgan County
Establishment : January 01, 1821 (200 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 07:28:33 (23rd October 2021)
Population growth : -2.39% (2010-2020)

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Decatur decreased by 2.39% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 55,683 - census
2011 55,916 0.42% estimation process
2012 55,837 -0.14% estimation process
2013 55,465 -0.67% estimation process
2014 55,269 -0.35% estimation process
2015 55,027 -0.44% estimation process
2016 54,729 -0.54% estimation process
2017 54,437 -0.54% estimation process
2018 54,364 -0.13% estimation process
2019 54,445 0.15% estimation process
2020 54,381 -0.12% estimation process

Decatur zip code is 35601. County name: Morgan, County fips: 01103

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People born in Decatur (58)

People born in Decatur, including British-noble Grace Curzon, Marchioness Curzon of Kedleston, actor Lucas Black, musician Gordon Terry, you can see a list of people who born in Decatur.

  • Philip Rivers (American football player) he was born in 08/12/1981
  • Brad Dutz (American musician and music educator) he was born in 01/01/1960
  • Charlie Burse (American musician) he was born in 25/08/1901
  • Dean Jones (actor (1931-2015)) he was born in 25/01/1931
  • Joseph Abbott (Confederate Army officer and politician (1840-1908)) he was born in 15/01/1840
  • Rolando McClain (All-American college football player, professional football player, linebacker) he was born in 14/07/1989
  • Luther Patrick (American politician (1894-1957)) he was born in 23/01/1894
  • Richard W. Austin (American politician, attorney and diplomat) he was born in 26/08/1857
  • Richard Hendrix (American basketball player) he was born in 15/11/1986
  • Pop Gates (American basketball player) he was born in 30/08/1917
  • Alan Koch (retired American professional baseball player) he was born in 25/03/1938
  • Alonzo Boone (Negro League Baseball player) he was born in 13/01/1908
  • Arthur Orr (American politician) he was born in 25/05/1964
  • Carson Tinker (American football long snapper) he was born in 15/11/1989
  • Charles Redding Pitt (Alabama politician) he was born in 29/03/1944
  • Charlie Hodge (American musician) he was born in 14/12/1934
  • David Charles (American neurologist) he was born in 26/05/1964
  • David Stewart (American football player, offensive tackle) he was born in 28/08/1982

Schools in Decatur

College & universities near Decatur, AL

Code Name City ZIP
100812 Athens State University Athens (AL) 35611
417008 Paul Mitchell the School-Huntsville Madison (AL) 35758
480976 The Salon Professional Academy-Huntsville Huntsville (AL) 35816
486707 Ross Medical Education Center-Huntsville Huntsville (AL) 35806-2509
100706 University of Alabama in Huntsville Huntsville (AL) 35899

Post offices near Decatur

Post Office Name City ZIP
Decatur Post Office Decatur (AL) 35601
Mooresvill Post Office Mooresville (AL) 35649
Trinity Post Office Trinity (AL) 35673
Belle Mina Post Office Belle Mina (AL) 35615
Tanner Post Office Tanner (AL) 35671

Other places with the same name (13)

  • Decatur , Illinois city in Macon County, Illinois, United States with a population of 70,007 people.
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  • Decatur , Georgia county seat of DeKalb County, Georgia, United States with a population of 25,655 people.
  • Decatur , Texas city in Texas, USA with a population of 7,572 people.
  • Decatur , Pennsylvania township in Mifflin County, Pennsylvania with a population of 3,070 people.
  • Decatur , Michigan village in Michigan, United States with a population of 1,876 people.
  • Decatur , Arkansas city in Benton County, Arkansas, United States with a population of 1,790 people.
  • Decatur , Mississippi town in Newton County, Mississippi, United States with a population of 1,733 people.
  • Decatur , Tennessee human settlement in Meigs County, Tennessee, United States of America with a population of 1,663 people.
  • Decatur , Ohio human settlement in Ohio, United States of America with a population of 1,266 people.
  • Decatur , Nebraska human settlement in Burt County, Nebraska, United States of America with a population of 462 people.
  • Decatur , New York town in New York, United States with a population of 331 people.

Other cities in Morgan County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Morgan County , AL.

City Name Population Title
Hartselle 14,470 City in Morgan County, Alabama, United States
Priceville 3,984 Town in Alabama, United States
New Hope 2,927 City in Morgan County, Alabama, United States
Trinity 2,095 Town in Morgan County, Alabama
Falkville 1,256 Town of the United States
Flint City 1,033 City in Morgan County, Alabama, United States of America
Somerville 782 Town in Morgan County, Alabama, USA
Eva 498 Town in Morgan County, Alabama

Distance to Other Cities

Decatur distances to largest Alabama cities