City of Decatur....Working Together We Can Do Awesome Things!

Decatur is a small city nestled in the foothills of the Ozark Mountains. Its heart lies at the intersection of Arkansas Highways 59 and 102. At first glance, with a population of 1,699 residents, Decatur may look like a sleepy little town. A closer look will reveal city parks, locally owned businesses, churches, and schools buzzing with activity.

Our town provides most needs of life; however, we are always glad to welcome new businesses  to our community. There is a convenience store, truck stop, a bank, a medical clinic, the public library, restaurants, and numerous churches. Familes can enjoy outings to one of our parks where one can picnic, fish, walk, swim, play disc golf, tennis, basketball, softball, or soccer, or just let the kiddos play on the playground equipment.

Other points of interest include on the first Saturday of every August is the Annual Decatur Barbeque. This is a 60 plus years of tradition that includes a parade, entertainment, chicken dinners, car show, crafts, and much more. Decatur is also home to one of the last standing Kansas City Southern train depots that has been converted to a museum. Close by is a mid-1800s log cabin that preserves some of the history of the area during the Civil War Days.

Whether you are passing through, visiting, or making Decatur your home, with an area of approximately 5 square miles, everyone is a neighbor.

Upcoming Events

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Fellowship Full Gospel Church USDA Program

12/5/2019

The Full Fellowship Gospel now has the USDA Program. For more information on this program, please call Keith at 479-295-3939 or Joni at 479-295-3938. You can also find information on their Facebook page: Fellowship Full Gospel. Their church is located at...

Falling Springs Singing

12/6/2019

The church is located West of Decatur on Falling Springs Rd.

Christmas Parade

12/6/2019

Come kick off the Christmas season with watching the Christmas parade on December 6, 2019. It starts at 6 pm. Shortly after the parade, come to Grand Savings Bank to see Mr. and Mrs. Santa Claus!

Recent News

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Simmons

11/1/2019

For an article on the transition from the old plant of Simmons to the new plant of Simmons, please Click Here

Congratulations Simmons on your new plant! We wish you the best and look forward to see what growth transpires in the future.

The City of...

...about Town With Mayor Bob: Water Department Update September 2018

9/18/2018

For the past 31 years I have been a customer of the Decatur Water system. Most of that time, as an out of city customer when we lived on our broiler farm. Often, on Chicken Drive, we would experience sulfur odor in our water. Our response was to contact...

...about town with Mayor Bob

8/31/2018

...about Town With Mayor Bob

August 2018

Today is a very solemn day for the community of Decatur, Arkansas, as we struggle to cope wtih a great loss. William R. Montgomery, born December 23, 1955, and known to all of us as Bill, departed this life on...