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Decatur, Alabama



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Location in Morgan County and the state of Alabama
Location in Morgan County and the state of Alabama
Coordinates: Coordinates: 34°34′51″N 86°59′0″W / 34.58083°N 86.98333°W / 34.58083; -86.98333
CountryUnited States
StateAlabama
CountiesMorgan,
Government
 • MayorDon Kyle
Area
 • City59.9 sq mi (155.1 km2)
 • Land53.4 sq mi (138.3 km2)
 • Water6.5 sq mi (16.8 km2)
Elevation
561 ft (171 m)
Population
 (2006)[1]
 • City55,778
 • Density900.3/sq mi (359.62/km2)
 • Metro
149,269
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
35600-35699
FIPS code01-20104
GNIS feature ID0117185

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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