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  Handbook of Texas Online:
Decatur, the county seat of Wise County, is on U.S. highways 287 and 380 and the Burlington Northern Railway, forty miles northwest of Fort Worth at the approximate center of the county.
In the 1880s and 1890s Decatur prospered as a shipping point and market for local farmers, a prosperity that was reflected in the establishment of Decatur Baptist College in 1892, the building of a new courthouse in 1896, and a population that grew from 579 in 1880 to 1,746 in 1890.
The town continued to grow in the early twentieth century, from a population of 1,562 in 1904 to a peak of 3,200 in 1928.
www.tsha.utexas.edu /handbook/online/articles/view/DD/hgd3.html   (566 words)

  
 Historical Decatur Texas- Main Street Decatur Texas
It is constructed primarily of pink granite from the Llano quarries in Burnet Texas, boasting Vermont marble floors, original woodwork and beautiful iron staircases on the interior.
The Texas lunchroom was built in 1929 and renamed the Texas Cafe' in 1935.
The Texas Tourist Camp is one of the few intact example of tourist camps built throughout Texas in the mid 20th century.
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 Decatur, Texas - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This town is named after war hero Stephen Decatur, Jr.
Decatur is located at 33°13'52" North, 97°35'19" West (33.231073, -97.588628)
The Service Broadcasting Tower Decatur, a guyed TV-mast, belongs to world's tallest constructions.
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 AMON CARTER MUSEUM: TEXAS BIRD’S-EYE VIEWS: BROWSE
In addition to boosters and land agents, the railroad engaged in a systematic advertising campaign to induce settlers to move to the area.[1] One of the most prolific of all the bird’s-eye-view artists, Fowler first arrived in Texas in 1890.
Decatur is the county seat of Wise County, established in 1856.
After the war, Decatur served as a supplier and market for local ranchers and for the drovers on the eastern fork of the Chisholm Trail, which passed within a few miles of town.
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 Wise County Courthouse Decatur Texas.
Wise County was officially established by The Texas Legislature on January 23, 1856 with land drawn mostly from Cooke County, and was named in honor of Henry A. Wise, a United States Congressman from Virginia who had supported the annexation of Texas.
Decatur remains the seat of Wise County government to the present.
This courthouse is often compared to the Ellis County Courthouse in Waxahachie Texas.
www.texasescapes.com /CentralTexasTownsNorth/DecaturTexas/Decatur-Texas-Wise-County-Courthouse.htm   (589 words)

  
 Decatur History - Who Was Stephen Decatur?
Stephen Decatur was born on Jan. 5, 1779.
Decatur was named in honor of Stephen Decatur, a popular early-American naval hero.
Stephen Decatur was born in 1779 in Maryland and was raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
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 Decatur, Texas: Historic Decatur.
The town was platted by early settler Absalom Bishop who became a member of the Texas Legislature.
The population tripled from 579 in 1880 to 1,746 in 1890.
Decatur's population high-water mark was in 1928 when 3,200 lived there, but commuters from Fort Worth have recently boosted the growth to where it now stands at over 5,000.
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 Decatur, Texas
Decatur was the site of the trial and hanging of five Peace Party conspirators in 1862.
Built in 1895 of pink limestone from Burnet, it has been pronounced a perfect architectural example of its type and era; on the traditional town square.
Housed in administration building of old Decatur Baptist College which was built in 1892 for $20, 855.
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 Find Churches in Decatur Texas - FlockFinder.com
Finding good churches in Decatur Texas is the main purpose of our site.
For some time, churches in Texas have been pressured to get a "church website" assuming it would be an effective evangelistic tool and a way to promote their church.
Churches in Decatur Texas might be surprised at the number of people who are looking for a church in their area.
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 Decatur Church of Christ, Decatur, TX
The Decatur Church of Christ exists to proclaim God's Word to the world, to lift up our hearts in worship to God, and to extend caring hands of ministry to the needy.
The Decatur Church has over a century of tradition of teaching God's pure word to the town of Decatur.
Decatur enthusiastically proclaims a message of the Lordship of Jesus Christ and the authority of God's Word as binding in all matter of faith and religious practice.
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 Decatur Texas Homes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
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 Decatur Texas, Historic Decatur, Decatur Hotels Motels.
During the Civil War, 5 members of the Unionist Peace party were tried and executed in Decatur in 1862.
The population tripled from 579 in 1880 to 1,746 in 1890.
Decatur's population high-water mark was in 1928 when 3,200 lived there, but commuters from Fort Worth have recently boosted the growth to where it now stands at over 5,000.
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 Decatur TX Hotels - discount hotels in Decatur, Texas
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 Decatur, Texas TX, city profile (Wise County) - hotels, festivals, genealogy, newspapers - ePodunk
Decatur is a city in Wise County, in the Dallas-Fort Worth metro area.
At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Decatur was $15,402, compared with $21,587 nationally.
Median rent in Decatur, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $349.
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 Time for online dating Decatur?
There are 3,909 adults in Decatur and 32.9% of them are unmarried.
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It means that when you look for a partner who matches your broad search criteria, you will discover how well-matched you are with anyone you're interested in.
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 Decatur Texas Real Estate - Homes for Sale in Decatur TX
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 Decatur, Texas Real Estate, Decatur Relocation - Relocate America
Decatur is located in Wise County, Decatur is strategically located on U.S. 287 and U.S. 380 and is 60 miles NW of Dallas, 38 miles N of Fort Worth, and 28 miles W of Denton.
Decatur is only 43 miles from DFW International Airport and 25 min.
Decatur is a unique city with virtually no traffic problems, a safe environment for children and a special community culture.
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The ratio of number of residents in Decatur to the number of sex offenders is 288 to 1.
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 Decatur TX Home Rentals, Houses for rent, search homes or Houses for rent in Decatur Texas
The Houses for Rent in Decatur and other Homes for Rent in Decatur, Texas are originaly displayed in the order they were listed, with the newest listings at the top.
All house rentals in Decatur and other rentals in Decatur have spaces for up to 10 photos of the Decatur rental home.
If you are interested in a house for rent in Decatur or other home rental in Decatur, that does not provide photos, we suggest that you try emailing the owner or property manager and asking for photos of the condo, rental houses, duplex, townhouse, or apartment.
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 Decatur, Texas
Decatur, Texas, in Wise county, is 26 miles W of Denton, Texas (center to center) and 38 miles NW of Fort Worth, Texas.
Of the houses, apartments, etc. in Decatur, about 65% are lived in by their owners, not renters.
Are you an official in the Decatur government or quasi-government agency such as the chamber of commerce, visitors bureau or economic development council?
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 Texas Arabian Distance Riders Association - TADRA
Geographically, we are located in AHA Region 9, in the Central Region of American Endurance Ride Conference (AERC) and in Region 4 of North American Trail Ride Conference (NATRC).
Chartered in January 1993 by International Arabian Horse Association, the club was founded for the purpose of promoting the Arabian horse, Endurance riding, Limited Distance riding and Competitive Trail riding.
In September 2000, the club was awarded a $38, 480 grant by Texas Parks and Wildlife to construct 25 miles of new horse and hiking trail and install 2 new windmills and stock tanks on trail at LBJ National Grasslands.
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 Decatur News - Topix
Many an epitaph in the old west said the man on the losing end of a gunfight died of "lead poisoning." After the recent recalls of thousands of toys made in China - toys painted with lead-based paint - that...
Members of the Fort Worth Bird Club are inviting the public to talk to people with experience raising birds at their All Bird Show on Sept. 28 and 29 in Grapevine.
Thieves are targeting Zimmer Kubota dealerships throughout north Texas, and in one incident, the dealership's truck and trailer was loaded with equipment and driven away, police said.
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 Decatur, Texas Vacation Rentals
Decatur, Texas offers great vacation rental by owner (VRBO) opportunities for the in-the-know traveler.
No matter what level of comfort or value you seek in your holiday to Decatur, TX, there's surely a great local vacation home rental available to meet your needs.
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 Accommodation in Decatur Texas USA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
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 Decatur Chamber of Commerce
Until Recently, Decatur has been one of the best-kept secrets in north central Texas.
Just 38 miles from the heart of the Fort Worth metropolitan area, and less than an hour from DFW International Airport, Decatur provides convenient access to any product or location your heart desires.
Children are safe in Decatur without having to sacrifice a quality education.
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 Comfort Inn Decatur - Decatur Texas Hotel
Comfort Inn Decatur in Decatur Texas has nightly rates from $66.56 to $73.95.
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