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The Indiana state capital is Indianapolis.
The population of Decker is approximately 281 (1990), 249 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 126 (1990), 92 (2010).
The amount of land area in Decker is 0.678 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.017 sq kilometers.
The distance from Decker to Washington DC is 596 miles.
The distance to the Indiana state capital is 116 miles. (as the crow flies)
Decker is positioned 38.51 degrees north of the equator and 87.52 degrees west of the prime meridian.

History & History Related Items

Because of its location on the C&E.I. Railroad line and its closeness to the White River, Decker enjoyed prosperity in the late 1800's. It had fertile soil all around the town enabling the residents to grow many fruits and vegetables. The town has about 400 residents during this time period. Over the years, many have moved away. There are now less than 300 people in town. The trains no longer stop and trucks take away the produce.
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