We are located in Decatur, Alabama the county seat of Morgan County. Decatur sits along the shores of the Tennessee River in North Alabama. Decatur is also the core city of the 2-county large Decatur Metropolitan Area. The metro area is the combined area of the City of Decatur and the surrounding areas in suburban, rural, and more developed parts of Morgan and Lawrence Counties.
It is the second most populated county in the Huntsville-Decatur Combined Statistical Area. As of the 2013 Census Bureau estimates, Decatur has a population of
. The total population of Morgan County was listed as
Enhanced 911 service was made available to all citizens in Morgan County in 1994. Morgan County 911 answers all 911 calls originating in Morgan County and its municipalities and dispatches all fire and ambulance resources, five police departments, and the county's rescue squad. Morgan County 911 provides the technical services that support public safety, including addressing and mapping services, dispatch software, and the countywide radio system.