Welcome to the City of Decatur! Our city is defined less by boundaries on a map than by the sense of shared values our residents hold dear. We take pride in maintaining a wholesome lifestyle, rich in cultural history, along with a deep commitment to the preservation of our environment and a progressive approach to local business.
The City of Decatur is a second class city that was incorporated May 15, 1908. Our city is divided into three wards with two council members serving in each ward for a total of six seats on the coucil, and is a mayor-council government. The council meetings are held every second Monday of each month unless otherwise posted.