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About Decatur

Founded in 1823, Decatur is a cultural community that combines the modern world’s conveniences with a small-town charm.

Located in DeKalb County and just 10 miles from downtown Atlanta, the city of Decatur stands out as one of the best places to live in the metro area. And the neighborhood continues to attract all manner of homeowners, from young families to singles, professionals, and retirees.

There is a diversity of architecture in Decatur, with homes ranging from several historic cottages and craftsman bungalows to Victorian-style homes, Tudor homes, and many other century-old homes all nestled together within this neighborhood. Here, you’ll also find buildings with newer constructions.

Area Features

Decatur places a substantial value on culture. Several festivals reflect the very active business, schools, and leisure lifestyles in this tight-knit community. The area is also known for several fine dining restaurants, various shopping centers, and a few historical landmarks.

Yearly festivals, including the Decatur Arts Festival, Decatur BBQ, Blues & Bluegrass Festival, feature all-around continuous entertainment and performing arts. Festival activities include Fine Arts Exhibition, the ArtWalk, Theater, New Dance, and a mini Children’s Festival.

Music and Decatur go hand in hand, with the presence of several bars and performance space such as Eddie’s Attic. Thanks to the frequency of live music from local bands and musicians nearly every night of the week, a good time at Eddie’s Attic is almost guaranteed.

The DeKalb Farmers’ Market is an excellent place to source fresh, locally-produced foodstuffs and ingredients for that exquisite meal.


The Decatur City School District, consisting of four schools, all of which are high performing, will serve the young residents of Decatur. There’s Clairemont Elementary, Glennwood Elementary, Oakhurst Elementary, and Winnona Park Elementary for grades kindergarten through third.

The 4/5 Academy at 5th Avenue is for fourth and fifth graders, Renfroe Middle School, Decatur High School, and the newly-built College Heights Early Learning Center.

You’ll also find several top colleges in or around Decatur, including Emory University, Agnes Scott College, and Georgia Perimeter College.

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