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Decatur, Alabama Metropolitan Area

Decatur, Alabama Metropolitan Area
Statistical Area
Decatur Metropolitan Statistical Area is shaded in yellow. Decatur MSA is part of the Huntsville-Decatur CSA (shown in yellow and red).
State Alabama
Area 3,411 km2 (1,317 sq mi)
Population 150,125 (2008)

The Decatur Metropolitan Area is a moderately urban region of North-Central Alabama. The 2008 estimate population is 150,125, one third of which resides within the boundaries of its core city, Decatur, Alabama.

The metro area is the combined area of the Lawrence Counties. It is also considered to be part of the North, Northwest, and North-Central regions of Alabama.

This portion of North Alabama makes up nearly one third of the larger Huntsville-Decatur Combined Statistical Area. The metropolitan area is considered separate by the government, however, most people consider the Decatur Area part of the neighboring Huntsville Metropolitan Area, because of the short distance between them.

Contents

  • Cities and Towns 1
    • Principal Cities 1.1
    • Other Cities, Towns, and Communities 1.2
  • Transportation 2
    • Major Highways 2.1
  • See also 3

Cities and Towns

Principal Cities

Other Cities, Towns, and Communities

Transportation

Major Highways

  • Gadsden area.

See also

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