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Decatur

About Decatur

55,996 in city
557,715 in metro
155 km² (60 mi²)
170.994879298 m
Located on the southern shore of the Tennessee River in extreme north, central Alabama, Decatur is the seat of Morgan County. The city was incorporated on December 8, 1826, and named in honor of the famous American naval hero Stephen Decatur. Due to its location along both the river and railroad, Decatur would become the regions transportation center prior to the American Civil War. Today, the city remains an important economic center and utility power due to the influence of the TVA on the entire Tennessee Valley.

No. of Buildings

No. Current status
13 All Buildings
13
existing

Tallest Buildings

# Building Height Year
1 W.T. Jordan Apartments - 1970
2 Summer Manor - 1968
3 Decatur City Hall - -
4 401 Lee Street - -
5 401 Grant Street - -

Building types

No. Type
11 low-rise building
1 high-rise building
1 mast (framework)