Decatur, Alabama

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Decatur, Alabama
City
Nickname(s): The River City, D-rock,
The Heart of the Valley
Location in Morgan County and the state of Alabama
Coordinates: 34°34′51″N 86°59′0″W / 34.58083°N 86.983333°W / 34.58083; -86.983333Coordinates: 34°34′51″N 86°59′0″W / 34.58083°N 86.983333°W / 34.58083; -86.983333
Country United States
State Alabama
Counties Morgan,
Government
 • Mayor Don Kyle
Area
 • City 59.9 sq mi (155.1 km2)
 • Land 53.4 sq mi (138.3 km2)
 • Water 6.5 sq mi (16.8 km2)
Elevation 561 ft (171 m)
Population (2006)[1]
 • City 55,778
 • Density 900.3/sq mi (359.62/km2)
 • Metro 149,269
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 35600-35699
Area code(s) 256
FIPS code 01-20104
GNIS feature ID 0117185

Decatur is a city and county seat of Morgan County, Alabama. It has a population of about 56,000 people. Decatur has an area of about 60 miles and sits at a height of about 561 feet.

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