Decatur is a city located in Macon County, Illinois. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 81,860, but a 2003 estimate showed the population dipped to 79,285. It is the county seat of Macon County. This town is named after war hero Stephen Decatur, Jr.
Motto's: The Pride of the Prarie. The Soybean Capital of the World.
Decatur is the location of Millikin University The Mayor of Decatur is Terry M. Howley in the year 2005.
Web Sites and Links
Baldwin Shuttle ServiceShuttle transportation for to/from area cities and midwest airports including Chicago, Indianapolis, and St. Louis. Includes online reservations and contacts.
City of DecaturOfficial municipal web site. Provides information on local government, business resources, and services.
Decatur AirportIncludes news, information and statistics for this 2200-acre facility. Features include free parking, economic impact study, career opportunities, airlines and rental car agencies, restaurant, junior aviators, and business park information.
Decatur Bicycle ClubRide calendar, events, photo gallery, membership information, guestbook and links.
Decatur Park DistrictThe Decatur Park District offers a wide variety of activities throughout the year. Young and not so young will find enjoyable activities such as swimming, sailing, tennis, volleyball, walking, musical theatre, softball, and special recreation.
Decatur Weather by Illiniweather.comCurrent Decatur weather conditions, radar image, advisories, forecasts, and numerous Decatur weather links.
Destination Downtown CouncilOfficial site of the non-profit membership organization dedicated to the vitality of the downtown District of Decatur. Maps, links, information on events.