Facts & Figures

Here are a few facts and figures about the Port of Decatur®:

  • The Port of Decatur® was established in 1971
  • Located at Tennessee River mile mark 304.1
  • Riverfront of over 2,000 feet
  • Year-round minimum draft of 9 feet
  • Approximately 12 acres of open storage
  • Commodities include: steel, pipe, sand, asphalt, various grains, coal, sand, and dry fertilizers
  • Over 90 fleeting spots
  • Have US Coast Guard Facility and Vessel Security Plan
  • Long standing relationship as a distribution point for both Bunge North America-Grain,Hunt Asphalt and Pine Bluff Materials
  • Approximately two weeks barge shipping time from New Orleans
  • The Port of Decatur is centrally located in the Southeastern United States in Decatur Alabama, on State Highway 20/Alternate U.S.72. The facility is one mile from U.S.31 and 6 miles from Interstate 65/565.