City of Decatur

Decatur, an intown suburb, and the Dekalb County seat changed history and its fate when it said no to being a railroad terminus in 1830. Those rails eventually made their way 5 miles west to what is now the city of Atlanta. But Decatur has no regrets, as Decaturites proudly proclaim, “Decatur: where it’s greater!” 


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Decatur Real Estate Stats

Average Price $534K
Lowest Price $220K
Highest Price $768K
Total Listings 32
Avg. Price/SQFT $313

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106 Wilburn Lane, Decatur

$768,490

106 Wilburn Lane, Decatur

4 Beds 4 Baths 0 SqFt Residential MLS® # 6927562

Listed By:
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806 W College Avenue, Decatur

$755,000

806 W College Avenue, Decatur

3 Beds 4 Baths 0 SqFt Residential MLS® # 6923989

Listed By:
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715 S Candler Street, Decatur

$749,900

↓ $25,100

715 S Candler Street, Decatur

4 Beds 3 Baths 0 SqFt Residential MLS® # 6947088

Listed By:
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2532 Talley Street, Decatur

$729,995

2532 Talley Street, Decatur

4 Beds 5 Baths 0 SqFt Residential MLS® # 6967820

Listed By:
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2536 Talley Street, Decatur

$729,990

2536 Talley Street, Decatur

5 Beds 5 Baths 0 SqFt Residential MLS® # 6967734

Listed By:
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258 2nd Avenue, Decatur

$725,000

258 2nd Avenue, Decatur

4 Beds 2 Baths 0 SqFt Residential MLS® # 6969546

Listed By:
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107 Mead Road, Decatur

$700,000

107 Mead Road, Decatur

3 Beds 4 Baths 0 SqFt Residential MLS® # 6933005

Listed By:
Engel & Volkers AtlantaFirst Multiple Listing Service Inc Logo

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910 E Lake Drive, Decatur

$690,000

910 E Lake Drive, Decatur

3 Beds 2 Baths 0 SqFt Residential MLS® # 6976648

Listed By:
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810 W College Avenue, Decatur

$684,900

810 W College Avenue, Decatur

3 Beds 4 Baths 0 SqFt Residential MLS® # 6923996

Listed By:
Engel & Volkers AtlantaFirst Multiple Listing Service Inc Logo

Unit 37 - 2606 Talley Street, Decatur

$684,485

↑ $5,990

Unit 37 - 2606 Talley Street, Decatur

4 Beds 5 Baths 0 SqFt Residential MLS® # 6889006

Listed By:
Toll Brothers Real Estate Inc.First Multiple Listing Service Inc Logo

116 Medlock Road, Decatur

$679,900

↓ $20,000

116 Medlock Road, Decatur

6 Beds 5 Baths 0 SqFt Residential MLS® # 6941451

Listed By:
Harris Real Estate Service, Inc.First Multiple Listing Service Inc Logo

Unit 42 - 2616 Talley Street, Decatur

$659,990

↑ $10,000

Unit 42 - 2616 Talley Street, Decatur

4 Beds 5 Baths 0 SqFt Residential MLS® # 6836891

Listed By:
Toll Brothers Real Estate Inc.First Multiple Listing Service Inc Logo

A modern and progressive “Mayberry”, Decatur wins awards for its diversity, inclusion, and for being a visionary city. A highly active and tight-knit community, once every ten years, over 500 residents help chart the course for Decatur’s next decade in the city’s Strategic Vision/Plan.

An idyllic town square, frequently featured regularly in films, sits perfectly at the center of Decatur’s 4.2 miles allowing for easy walkability and access to and all of the city’s distinctive, unique neighborhoods (Westchester, Glenwood Estates, Clairemont Estates, Winnona Park, College Heights, Oakhurst, Great Lakes) Each of these Decatur enclaves boasts charming cottages, craftsman bungalows, and their own award-winning neighborhood schools, where most students and families walk or roll to school. At the city’s center, a high school and middle school (also award-winning) are also walkable.

Between their plethora of festivals, hip bars, unique shops, and James Beard award-winning restaurants, it’s no wonder Decatur folks like to “Keep It In-Decatur.” But if Decaturites want to venture out into nearby Kirkwood, Lake Claire or Druid Hills, or the rest of metro Atlanta, the Marta train runs underneath the city center providing traffic-free travel and stress-free commutes.

In Decatur you'll find:

A walkable and friendly community made up of several neighborhoods located 20 minutes east of Atlanta with destination dining hotspots and boutique shopping options. Decatur is home to Agnes Scott College, a historic private women's liberal arts college.

 public schools - city schools of decatur:
PARKS & RECREATION:
  • Parks: The City of Decatur is home to many parks including Decatur Square, Glenlake Park, Adair Park, Oakhurst Park, McCoy Park, Harmony Park, Cooper Park & Ebster Park
  • Arts & Culture: Dekalb History Museum, Fernbank Museum of Natural History, CDC MuseumWaffle House Museum
  • Shopping & Dining: There are multiple neighborhood commercial districts include Downtown Decatur, Oakhurst Village, West Ponce, and a local favorite world market for fresh and international foods - Your Dekalb Farmers Market
  • Local Favs & Festivals - there's no shortage of festivals and things to do in Decatur including Decatur Book Festival, Downtown Decatur Arts Festival, Decatur BBQ Blues & Bluegrass Festival, Decatur Beach Party, Great Decatur Beer Tasting Festival, Decatur Wine Festival, Oakhurst Porchfest, Oakhurst Wine Crawl, FAB Friday, July 4th Fireworks, Holiday Tour of Homes, Decatur Ghost Tour, Decatur Farmers Market, Oakhurst Farmers Market
GETTING AROUND:
  • Interstate access to I-20 and I-285 and Ponce de Leon Avenue.
  • Nearest MARTA train stations: East LakeDecatur, and Avondale Stations (blue line)
MORE NEIGHBORHOOD INFO:
  • Decatur Neighborhood Alliance: The Decatur Neighborhood Alliance (DNA) is an informal organization representing all neighborhood associations, condominium owners groups, and block organizations that have been identified within the City of Decatur. 
  • City: inside incorporated City of Decatur
  • County: Dekalb
  • Zip Code: 30030
City of decatur NEIGHBORHOODS:
Adjacent Neighborhoods:

East Lake, Kirkwood, Druid Hills & Avondale Estates

REAL ESTATE COLLECTION:

In Decatur, you'll find a range of housing from historic homes to new construction single-family homes along with townhomes and several condominiums.

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