If you had a dream hometown, it might be a place like Decatur, Georgia! Decatur has so much to offer as a small city just a eight miles from Atlanta - convenience, frequent social activities, great shopping and incredible restaurants.
Homes in Decatur are in demand and sell very quickly. Even rental properties here are at a premium. Everyone who can possibly afford to wants to live in this lively small town for a variety of reasons.
Near the top of the list of reasons to live here would be the top-notch Decatur School System, Fire Department and Police Department. Being able to walk to breakfast, or dinner without getting in your car, or shopping at the local Farmer's Market, or the upscale shops along Main Street all come to mind.
Decatur has been named one of the best small cities in the country, and one of the most "walkable" cities in the Nation by several publications. Special events are scheduled throughout the year, including special shopping hours during the holidays, Christmas House Tours, a popular Book Convention, Concerts on the Square during weekday lunch hours, the annual Decatur Arts Festival, a Beach Party with real sand, and too many other occasions to mention.
Decatur is only 2.5 miles to Emory University, Emory Hospital, Eggleston Children's Hospital and the Center for Disease Control.
Who wouldn't want to live in this dynamic small city? Consider making Decatur your new hometown!