Literally minutes from Atlanta, Georgia, historic Decatur brings together the best of small-town living and big-city excitement. Decatur offers excellent schools for children and Agnes Scott College is located in downtown. You can really know your neighbors and feel safe walking down the many tree-lined streets while having all of the excitement and convenience of the city life just a few minutes drive. You can even get on the MARTA rail system under the Decatur city square. By riding the MARTA you can get into the heart of Atlanta without the headaches of driving in congested city traffic and parking. Decatur is part of the PATH system of trails that run throughout Georgia. There are trail available that you can walk, jog or bike into Atlanta and beyond from right from the beautiful Decatur city square.
From murals to sculptures to historic sites, Decatur has a great many things to do and see. The offer an art walk events year round that are self-guided with downloadable mp3's available to guide you each step of the way. There are several city parks and playgrounds that offer hours of entertainment for families and single folks alike. You can even rent pavilions and fields from the city parks and recreations department. They have a very active youth and adult sports association that provides a safe, fun environment to encourage neighbors to get out and play together.
There are plenty of beautiful apartment complexes available so that you can find the perfect fit for your lifestyle and your budget. There are older apartments that exude charm and sophistication and you also have the choice of sleek, modern newly built complexes that have amazing amenities to offer. Most complexes offer between 1-3 bedrooms with the occasional complex offering up to 4 bedroom units. Decatur is a wonderful place to live.Source: The Decatur, GA housing data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).