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The population of Decatur is approximately 9,528 (2000), 9405 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 3,960 (2000), 4011 (2010).

The amount of land area in Decatur is 10.396 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Decatur is 4.9 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0.023 sq kilometers.
The distance from Decatur to Washington DC is 454 miles. The distance to the Indiana state capital is 98 miles. (as the crow flies)
Decatur is positioned 40.83 degrees north of the equator and 84.92 degrees west of the prime meridian.

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Decatur location: in the general Fort Wayne area. Nearby communities include Monroe, Monroeville, Berne, Geneva, Ossian and New Havin all in Indiana and Convoy and Willshire in Ohio.

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Decatur history:

Decatur was founded in 1836 by Samuel Rugg. It was named for Stephen Decatur, an American naval hero.

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Decatur attractions:

Callithumpian Week is an annual event here, held in October. Thre is a parade and numerous activities and events.

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