City At A Glance
About Decatur, AL
Port city Decatur, AL, is known for its beautiful scenery, one of the reasons why it made Livability’s Top 10 Places to Start a Fall Foliage Tour. The city’s proximity to the Tennessee River is a plus for cargo shipping, and manufacturing helps support Decatur’s business climate. History is highly valued, and many Civil War attractions and Southern festivals draw in visitors.