What other historic neighborhoods are near Decatur?
Enough of this history stuff! What else can I do around here?
Point Mallard Park's J. Gilmer Blackburn Aquatic Center is home to the first wave pool in the United States. Point Mallard also has ice skating, golf, nature trails and a campground.
The U.S. Space and Rocket Center is home to Space Camp, and is recognized as one of the most comprehensive U.S. manned space flight hardware museums in the world. It has an IMAX movie theatre and a park full of real rockets and fun rides.
Map of Decatur's Historic Districts
What does it mean to live in Albany? Albany is a place where people care about their neighbors, whether that neighbor is the family next door, the shop on the corner, or the church down the street! One of two historic neighborhoods in Decatur, Alabama, Albany extends from its own downtown district centered on Second Avenue to the beautiful and historic Delano Park (named after Sara Delano Roosevelt, mother of Franklin Delano Roosevelt).
The Albany Historic District is located just a few minutes off I-65 midway between Nashville, Tennessee, and Birmingham, Alabama.
From the north: Going southbound on I-65, take Decatur Exit 340 onto Alabama Highway 20. Highway 20 will merge with U.S. Highway 31 just before the bridge which will take you over the Tennessee River and into Decatur. Highway 31 (6th Avenue in Decatur) goes straight through the Albany Historic District.
From the south: Going northbound on I-65, take Decatur Exit 344 onto Alabama Highway 67, through the Wheeler Wildlife Refuge. Turn right onto U.S. Highway 31. Highway 31 (6th Avenue in Decatur) goes straight through the Albany Historic District.