Nestled at the foot of the Cumberland Mountains,

the historic city of Decherd awaits you
Come visit and stay awhile.

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Established 1853

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Located Close to:

  • Nashville, 86 miles Away
  • Chattanooga, 54 Miles Away
  • Huntsville, AL, 50 Miles Away

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The City of Decherd will hold its first annual Halloween decoration contest. To be eligible the house must be in the Decherd city limits. Entry is free but participants must complete a registration form at Decherd City Hall before noon on Tuesday, October 27th. City employees are not eligible. Judging is based on creativity and overall sense of fright. Must be visible from the street. Participants give permission for their homes to be photographed and posted on social media outlets. Judging periods will be from 7pm to 9pm on Thursday October 29 and Friday October 30th. Three prizes will be awarded: $300 for first place, $200 for second and $100 for third. Signs and prize money will be delivered on Saturday 10/31 and judges decisions are final.

Due to the Covid-19 Pandemic and unavailibility to use the Norris Cope Annex, the Haunted House and Haunted trail is cancelled this year.