🇺🇸 Decatur is a city in, and the county seat of, DeKalb County, Georgia, which is part of the Atlanta metropolitan area. Multiple ZIP Codes in unincorporated DeKalb County bear Decatur as the address. The city is served by three MARTA rail stations (Decatur, East Lake, and Avondale). The city is located approximately 5 miles (8.0 km) north-east of Downtown Atlanta and shares its western border with both the city of Atlanta (the Kirkwood and Lake Claire neighborhoods) and unincorporated DeKalb County. The Druid Hills neighborhood is to the north-west of Decatur. The unofficial motto of Decatur used by some residents is "Everything is Greater in Decatur".
Decatur was ranked #840 by the Nomad List which evaluates and ranks remote work hubs by cost, internet, fun and safety. Decatur has a population of over 25,730 people. Decatur also forms part of the wider Atlanta metropolitan area which has a population of over 5,884,736 people. Decatur is situated 8 km north-east of Atlanta.