Decatur DeKalb County, Georgia

Decatur: County seat of DeKalb County, Georgia, United States

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About

Decatur is a city located in the county of DeKalb in the U.S. state of Georgia. Its population at the 2010 census was 19,335 and a population density of 1,683 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 25,655 inhabitants.

The city was created 198 years ago in 1822.

Decatur  GA Courthouse image
Decatur GA Courthouse
Decatur  GA Courthouse image

Geography

Decatur is located at 33°46'29"N 84°17'47"W (33.7748300, -84.2963100).

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Weather

Decatur forecast: Sunny, with a high near 68. more

Decatur Quick Facts

Population : 25,655 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Georgia (United States)
County : DeKalb County
Postal code : 30030–30037
Phone Area Codes : 404 678
Area : 11.49 km2
Altitude : 1,043 feet / 318 meters
Capital city : Decatur is capital of DeKalb County
Establishment : January 01, 1823 (198 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 00:29:58 (17th October 2021)
Density : 2,233 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 24.63% (2010-2020)
Weather : 68℉ Sunny 7-days weather

Demographics

The population of Decatur increased by 24.63% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 19,335 - census
2011 19,929 2.98% estimation process
2012 20,133 1.01% estimation process
2013 20,451 1.55% estimation process
2014 20,697 1.19% estimation process
2015 21,942 5.67% estimation process
2016 22,890 4.14% estimation process
2017 23,813 3.88% estimation process
2018 25,658 7.19% estimation process
2019 25,696 0.15% estimation process
2020 25,655 -0.16% estimation process

Decatur zip code is 30030. County name: DeKalb, County fips: 13089

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Local Places in Decatur

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Decatur City Hall

People born in Decatur (99)

People born in Decatur, including singer, songwriter and actress from Georgia Keri Hilson, singer, songwriter, musician, film producer, music video director, and visual artist Michael Stipe, politician Rebecca Latimer Felton, you can see a list of people who born in Decatur.

  • Dwight Phillips (American long jumper) he was born in 01/10/1977
  • Gale Harold (actor) he was born in 10/07/1969
  • Edward Nelson (American mathematical physicist and logician) he was born in 04/05/1932
  • Jonathan Palmer (Player of American football) he was born in 03/12/1983
  • Lisa Roberts Gillan (American actress) she was born in 01/01/1965
  • Vicki Escarra (American director) she was born in 01/01/1955
  • Clint Sammons (American baseball player) he was born in 15/05/1983
  • Cedric Hunter (American baseball player) he was born in 10/03/1988
  • Joey Rosskopf (American bicycle racer) he was born in 05/09/1989
  • Mark Mowers (American ice hockey player) he was born in 16/02/1974
  • Jan Hooks (Actress, comedian (1957-2014)) she was born in 23/04/1957
  • Leslie Jasper Steele (American politician (1868-1929)) he was born in 21/11/1868
  • Robert Ramspeck (American politician) he was born in 05/09/1890
  • Amy Ray (singer-songwriter, record producer) she was born in 12/04/1964
  • Robert Conley (American basketball player) he was born in 30/04/1977
  • Billy Buckner (American baseball player) he was born in 27/08/1983
  • Ryan Shaw (American musician) he was born in 26/12/1980
  • Kyle Davies (American baseball player) he was born in 09/09/1983

Schools in Decatur

College & universities near Decatur, GA

Code Name City ZIP
482468 DeVry University-Georgia Decatur (GA) 30030

Stations (2)

Amtrak & bus stations near Decatur, GA

Code Name Address Type
ATL Peachtree Station 1688 Peachtree Street, NW RAIL
GNS Gainesville 116 Industrial Boulevard RAIL

Post offices near Decatur

Post Office Name City ZIP
Decatur Post Office Decatur (GA) 30030

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  • Decatur , Ohio human settlement in Ohio, United States of America with a population of 1,266 people.
  • Decatur , Nebraska human settlement in Burt County, Nebraska, United States of America with a population of 462 people.
  • Decatur , New York town in New York, United States with a population of 331 people.

Other cities in DeKalb County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in DeKalb County , GA. (more)

City Name Population Title
Brookhaven 56,112 City in western DeKalb County, Georgia, United States.
Dunwoody 49,326 Town in DeKalb County, Georgia, USA
North Atlanta 40,456 Former city and census-designated place in Georgia, USA
Tucker 36,857 Census-designated place, Georgia, USA
Redan 33,015 Census-designated place in DeKalb County, Georgia, United States of America
Chamblee 30,842 City in DeKalb County, Georgia, United States of America
North Druid Hills 18,947 Census-designated place in DeKalb County, Georgia
North Decatur 16,698 Census-designated place in DeKalb County, Georgia
Belvedere Park 15,152 Census-designated place in DeKalb County, Georgia
Druid Hills 14,568 City in Jefferson County, Kentucky, United States of America
Clarkston 12,627 Human settlement in DeKalb County, Georgia, United States of America
Scottdale 10,631 Borough of Pennsylvania
Doraville 10,264 City in DeKalb County, Georgia, United States of America
Panthersville 9,749 Census-designated place in DeKalb County, Georgia
Gresham Park 7,432 Census-designated place in DeKalb County, Georgia
Stone Mountain 6,312 City in DeKalb County, Georgia, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Decatur distances to largest Georgia cities