We are located in Decatur, Alabama the county seat of Morgan County. Decatur sits along the shores of the Tennessee River in North Alabama. Decatur is also the core city of the 2-county large Decatur Metropolitan Area. The metro area is the combined area of the City of Decatur and the surrounding areas in suburban, rural, and more developed parts of Morgan and Lawrence Counties.
It is the second most populated county in the Huntsville-Decatur Combined Statistical Area. As of the 2006 Census Bureau estimates, Decatur has a population of
. The total population of Morgan County was listed as
Enhanced 911 service was made available to all citizens in Morgan County in 1994. All 911 calls in Morgan County are answered by MCEMCD from their communications center located in the Charles W Nichols Communications Center (pictured left). MCEMCD dispatches for Decatur PD, Decatur Fire and Rescue and 22 Volunteer Fire Departments and the Morgan County Rescue Squad. They also dispatch for both Trinity and Priceville PD utilizing the METRO channel. In addition to this they dispatch 911 calls for EMS provider Decatur EMS.