Decatur DeKalb County, Georgia

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

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Location of Decatur on Georgia map.

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 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 25,696 inhabitants.

The city was created 198 years ago in 1822.

Geography

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

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Decatur GA Courthouse

Weather

Decatur forecast: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between noon and 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 1pm and 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 2pm and 4pm, then showers and thunderstorms likely. Partly sunny. High near 92, with temperatures falling to around 88 in the afternoon. Heat index values as high as 102. North wind 0 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible. more

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Decatur map

Decatur Quick Facts

Population : 25,696 (2019)
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 : 14:49:20 (27th July 2021)
Density : 2,236 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : 24.75% (2010-2019)
Weather : 92℉ Partly Sunny then Slight Chance Showers And Thunderstorms 7-days weather

Demographics

The population of Decatur increased by 24.75% in 9 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

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

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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.

Schools

College & universities near Decatur

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

Stations (2)

Amtrak & bus stations near Decatur

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

Other places with the same name (12)

Other cities in DeKalb County

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

City Name Population Title
Brookhaven 55,554 City in western DeKalb County, Georgia, United States.
Dunwoody 49,356 Town in DeKalb County, Georgia, USA
North Atlanta 40,456 Former city and census-designated place in Georgia, USA
Tucker 36,395 Census-designated place, Georgia, USA
Redan 33,015 Census-designated place in DeKalb County, Georgia, United States of America
Chamblee 30,307 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 12,637 Human settlement in DeKalb County, Georgia, United States of America
Scottdale 10,631 Borough of Pennsylvania
Doraville 10,265 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 6,281 City in DeKalb County, Georgia, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Decatur distances to largest Georgia cities

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