Decatur Wise County, Texas

Decatur: City in Texas, USA

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About

Decatur is a city located in the county of Wise in the U.S. state of Texas. Its population at the 2010 census was 6,042 and a population density of 275 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 7,572 inhabitants.

The city was created 167 years ago in 1853.

Decatur  TX City Hall IMG 6799 image
Decatur TX City Hall IMG 6799
Decatur  TX City Hall IMG 6799 image

Geography

Decatur is located at 33°14'3"N 97°35'10"W (33.2342800, -97.5861400).

Decatur map

Weather

Decatur forecast: Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. more

Decatur Quick Facts

Population : 7,572 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Texas (United States)
County : Wise County
Postal code : 76234
Phone Area Codes : 940
Area : 21.95 km2
Altitude : 1,102 feet / 336 meters
Capital city : Decatur is capital of Wise County
Establishment : January 01, 1854 (167 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 13:45:33 (21st October 2021)
Density : 345 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 20.21% (2010-2020)
Weather : 76℉ Mostly Sunny 7-days weather

Demographics

The population of Decatur increased by 20.21% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 6,042 - census
2011 6,145 1.68% estimation process
2012 6,154 0.15% estimation process
2013 6,201 0.76% estimation process
2014 6,292 1.45% estimation process
2015 6,385 1.46% estimation process
2016 6,563 2.71% estimation process
2017 6,674 1.66% estimation process
2018 6,916 3.5% estimation process
2019 7,094 2.51% estimation process
2020 7,572 6.31% estimation process

Decatur zip code is 76234. County name: Wise, County fips: 48497

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Local Places in Decatur

1 Decatur City Hall
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Address: 201 E Walnut St, Decatur, TX 76234 ➦ Show Map

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2 Decatur City Public Works
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Address: 1601 S State St C, Decatur, TX 76234 ➦ Show Map

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People born in Decatur (15)

People born in Decatur, including United States admiral William Raborn, singer Texas Ruby, actor Guinn "Big Boy" Williams, you can see a list of people who born in Decatur.

  • Harley True Burton (American mayor and historian) he was born in 05/09/1888
  • James Maness (American football player) he was born in 01/05/1963
  • Jay S. Amyx (American politician) he was born in 27/09/1923
  • Joseph Fort Newton (American minister) he was born in 21/07/1876
  • Samuel M. Sampler (United States Army Medal of Honor recipient) he was born in 27/01/1895
  • Tommy Tatum (American baseball player) he was born in 16/07/1919
  • E. Paul Waggoner (American rancher) he was born in 01/01/1889
  • Electra Waggoner (American rancher and socialite) she was born in 06/01/1882
  • Betty J. Ligon (American journalist) she was born in 27/08/1921
  • Kyle L. Riddle (US Air Force Brigadier General) he was born in 19/12/1913
  • Julia Heaberlin (American novelist) she was born in 01/01/1950
  • Byron Williamson (American publisher and entrepreneur) he was born in 05/01/1946

Schools in Decatur

College & universities near Decatur, TX

Code Name City ZIP
227216 University of North Texas Denton (TX) 76203-1277
229179 Texas Woman's University Denton (TX) 76204
478591 Ogle School Hair Skin Nails-Denton Denton (TX) 76205-7534

Stations (7)

Amtrak & bus stations near Decatur, TX

Code Name Address Type
FTW Fort Worth Central Station 1001 Jones Street RAIL
GLE Gainesville 605 East California Street RAIL
DAL Union Station 400 South Houston St. RAIL
DAG Dallas, TX 205 South Lamar Street BUS
CBR Cleburne 206 North Border St. RAIL

Post offices near Decatur

Post Office Name City ZIP
Decatur Post Office Decatur (TX) 76234

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Other cities in Wise County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Wise County , TX.

City Name Population Title
Bryan 88,165 City in Texas, USA
Bridgeport 6,637 City in Wise County, Texas, US
Briar 5,665 Census designated place
Rhome 1,872 City in Wise County, Texas, United States
Runaway Bay 1,627 City in the United States
Alvord 1,591 City in Lyon County, Iowa, United States of America
Aurora 1,522 City in Texas, USA
Boyd 1,335 City in Wise County, Texas
Newark 1,251 City in Texas, United States
Chico 1,199 City in Wise County, Texas, United States
Paradise 594 City in Wise County, Texas, United States
Lake Bridgeport 405 City in Wise County, Texas, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Decatur distances to largest Texas cities