Located just east of downtown Atlanta and easily accessible by MARTA, Decatur is a vibrant community known for its friendly neighbors, tree-lined streets, one-of-a-kind restaurants, great schools, and small businesses. Decatur also plays a large role in directing public health and education for the nation, with both the Task Force for Global Health and Emory University operating within its footprint. And Decatur's downtown district is the new home of the Emory Nursing Learning Center.

Named after Stephen Decatur, a 19th century US Navy hero, Decatur retains a strong connection to its history, while preparing for the future with managed growth and responsible development. 

Find out more about Decatur's Points of Interest as well as community activitiesbusinesses, and city government, and learn why it's greater in Decatur.