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Decatur, AL

Decatur, AL

Highlights on moving to Decatur, AL-“Chicago of the South”

If moving to Decatur is in your plans, you may be interested to know that it’s located in northern Alabama on the banks of Wheeler Lake, along the Tennessee River. Decatur has a population of around 56,000 and boasts to be a grand city on a charming scale. Decatur is also home to award winning schools, advanced health care services, safe family-friendly neighborhoods, and a business climate that is progressive and diverse. Welcome to Decatur, we hope you love it here!

Moving to Decatur – What to expect

  • The climate in Decatur. Decatur’s climate has warm summers and fairly mild winters. Decatur enjoys 4 distinct seasons with average high temperatures around 76 degrees and averages lows in the 40s. Rain is abundant in the area and the city generally receives 60 inches a year. Measurable snowfall is very rare in Decatur, on average the city receives less than 1 inch a year.
  • Getting around in Decatur. Morgan County Area Transportation System provides public transportation service in the city of Decatur and surrounding areas. Fixed route service in the city is available for only $1.25 per stop.
  • Getting an education in Decatur. Graduate and undergraduate degrees are available from several colleges around Decatur such as John C. Calhoun State Community College, Athens State University, Oakwood University, and University of Alabama-Huntsville. Primary and Secondary public education is provided by The Decatur City School System.
  • Playing in Decatur. There is always something fun to do in and around Decatur. Whether you’re in the mood for family fun, shopping, heritage and culture, or outdoor adventures, Decatur has the options! Decatur has several annual events for fun and entertainment. You definitely don’t want to miss the Alabama Jubilee Hot Air Balloon & Music Festival in May or the Alabama Charity Horse Show in October. For a day filled with outdoor adventures you need to check out Point Mallard Park. Point Mallard Park has over 700 acres of recreation. They also have a golf course, ice complex, campground, and even a water park! So no matter what you’re in the mood for you’ll find it right at home, the hard part is deciding!
  • Eating in Decatur. Decatur is known for their eclectic dining options. After your move to Decatur you’ll definitely want to try Simp McGhee’s. Located in the historic district of the city, Simp McGhee’s offers fine dining with a Cajun twist. They also have a full bar and live entertainment! Other local favorites include: Café 113, The Brick Deli & Tavern, Curry’s, and Big Bob Gibson’s BBQ.
  • Shopping in Decatur. Decatur has numerous shopping destinations including Decatur Mall which is anchored by Belk, Dillards, JC Penneys, and Sears. Other national retailers in the area: Super Walmart, Target, Ross, Kroger, Hobby Lobby, Pier 1, Home Depot, and Old Navy.

Making the Move to Decatur. So are you ready to start moving to Decatur? Whether your move is next week, or next year, you should start the process by getting a moving quote from U-Pack. U-Pack is a great moving option for moving to Decatur. Wanna know why?

U-Pack is a self-move option – it works like this:

We bring you a moving trailer or moving container, right to your door. You pack and load it with your belongings, or we can arrange for help loading or unloading if you need it. Then we do the driving! You are free to travel to Decatur your way. You won’t have to worry about navigating to Decatur in a rental truck. No paying for fuel. We take care of that step. We bring your stuff right to your door in Decatur, and you unload. U-Pack makes moving simple. I mean, the driving is the step we all dread, right? No bulky, uncomfortable rental truck with U-Pack.

Easy AND affordable. 78% of U-Pack customers chose to move with U-Pack because of the price. Want to know how much moving with U-Pack costs? Get a free moving quote! Your quote is all inclusive – there are no extra costs, and no deposit required.

Have questions? Want to discuss your move in detail? Call one of our moving specialists at 1-800-240-7422 for more information. We look forward to helping you move to Decatur!

Moving to Decatur, Alabama – New Resident Resources

City Website

Station Address:
Address: 810 19Th Ave Se
Decatur, AL 35601
United States
Phone Numbers:
Customer Service: (256) 355-8920
Fax: (256) 350-8428

If we are not able to provide door-to-door delivery to your city near Decatur, AL, you can save money by loading or unloading at the service center conveniently located in Decatur, AL. If you have questions about serviceability to your location, please call us at 800-240-7422, and a U-Pack Moving Consultant will gladly help.

Upcoming Holidays Observed:
Service may be curtailed. Contact local service center for details.
Friday, 4/19/2019
Monday, 5/27/2019
Thursday, 7/4/2019
Monday, 9/2/2019