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 $773K
Lowest Price $195K
Highest Price $2.5M
Total Listings 41
Avg. Price/SQFT $369

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241 Maxwell Street, Decatur

$2,495,000

241 Maxwell Street, Decatur

7 Beds 6 Baths 0 SqFt Residential MLS® # 7056210

Listed By:
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530 Oakview Road, Decatur

$2,250,000

530 Oakview Road, Decatur

5 Beds 6 Baths 0 SqFt Residential MLS® # 7071940

Listed By:
Keller KnappFirst Multiple Listing Service Inc Logo

405 Sycamore Drive, Decatur

$1,495,000

405 Sycamore Drive, Decatur

6 Beds 5 Baths 0 SqFt Residential MLS® # 7066702

Listed By:
Atlanta Fine Homes Sotheby's InternationalFirst Multiple Listing Service Inc Logo

236 Derrydown Way, Decatur

$1,485,000

236 Derrydown Way, Decatur

5 Beds 4 Baths 0 SqFt Residential MLS® # 7039365

Listed By:
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540 Kirk Road, Decatur

$1,275,000

540 Kirk Road, Decatur

7 Beds 6 Baths 0 SqFt Residential MLS® # 7071300

Listed By:
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404 Sycamore Drive, Decatur

$1,250,000

404 Sycamore Drive, Decatur

5 Beds 6 Baths 0 SqFt Residential MLS® # 7054219

Listed By:
Village Premier Collection Georgia, LLCFirst Multiple Listing Service Inc Logo

323 Mimosa Drive, Decatur

$1,025,000

323 Mimosa Drive, Decatur

5 Beds 4 Baths 0 SqFt Residential MLS® # 7066501

Listed By:
Keller Williams Realty Metro AtlFirst Multiple Listing Service Inc Logo

5 Glenn Court, Decatur

$975,000

↓ $84,000

5 Glenn Court, Decatur

4 Beds 4 Baths 0 SqFt Residential MLS® # 7058202

Listed By:
Keller Williams Realty Metro AtlFirst Multiple Listing Service Inc Logo

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419 Glenn Circle, Decatur

$975,000

419 Glenn Circle, Decatur

4 Beds 3 Baths 0 SqFt Residential MLS® # 7068304

Listed By:
CompassFirst Multiple Listing Service Inc Logo

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209 Feld Avenue, Decatur

$875,000

209 Feld Avenue, Decatur

4 Beds 3 Baths 0 SqFt Residential MLS® # 7069853

Listed By:
Keller Williams Realty CitysideFirst Multiple Listing Service Inc Logo

950 Clairemont Avenue, Decatur

$849,900

950 Clairemont Avenue, Decatur

3 Beds 3 Baths 0 SqFt Residential MLS® # 7059485

Listed By:
Mountain Place Realty, LLC.First Multiple Listing Service Inc Logo

114 Olympic Place, Decatur

$814,900

114 Olympic Place, Decatur

3 Beds 3 Baths 0 SqFt Residential MLS® # 7027116

Listed By:
PL Realty, LLC.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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