Addiction and Treatment Statistics for Decatur, Alabama

Also known as the “River City,” Decatur, Alabama, is located along the Tennessee River in the northern part of the state. Below is some information about Decatur to help visitors and rehab patients coming to this city.

Nearest Airport

For those traveling to the city of Decatur, the closest airport is the Huntsville International Airport in Huntsville, Alabama, which is only 12 miles away. The next nearest airport is the Northwest Alabama Regional Airport, which is approximately 37 miles away from Decatur.

Typical Weather

Decatur has four distinct seasons with mild, dry winters and hot, humid summers. In the winter, average highs range from 51 to 55 degrees and lows range from 30 to 40 degrees. In the summer, average highs range from 80 to 90 degrees. Decatur receives approximately 53.38 inches of rainfall each year, with the highest amount of rainfall in December and the lowest in October.


Some of the lodging options available in Decatur include:

  • Home-Towne Suites
  • Courtyard by Marriot
  • Comfort Inn and Suites
  • Microtel Inn and Suites by Wyndham
  • Quality Inn

Employment Opportunities

Decatur, Alabama is home to an expansive array of businesses in various industries that may offer employment to new residents. Examples of active industries in this city include:

  • Theatre (Princess Theatre for the Performing Arts)
  • Outdoor recreation (boating, skiing, fishing, etc)
  • Retail
  • Industrial business (3M, Daikin America, United Launch Alliance)

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