Welcome to Decatur and Oakhurst
A tight-knit community with excellent schools
Decatur is a tight-knit Atlanta suburb, and its historic district Oakhurst is located in the southwest corner of the neighborhood. Both are equipped with excellent school systems. Decatur effortlessly blends urban excitement with a suburban feel. Its museums and buildings are rich in history. Oakhurst is six miles from downtown Atlanta, and is known for its local shops and community-minded traditions. When searching for homes in Decatur and Oakhurst, you’ll find a little bit of everything from century-old Victorian mansions to charming Craftsman bungalows to mid-rise condominiums and townhomes.
What to Love
- Highly-rated schools that draw an abundance of families
- Charming architectural character and history
- Fine dining and boutique shopping
People & Lifestyle
Decatur and Oakhurst are up-and-coming communities. They feel contained and community-minded yet are home to a wide variety of activities and diverse people. Both areas are ideal for families, particularly because of their excellent school systems.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
Decatur boasts a walkable downtown area with ample, eclectic shopping and dining destinations that are perfect for an evening out. In Oakhurst, you’ll find 200 independent, small businesses operated by local artisans and entrepreneurs. Gardens, shops, and restaurants line the streets of this charming downtown area. If you’re craving a bite to eat, Leon's Full Service
, No. 246
offers modern American cuisine, and Wheelhouse Craft Pub and Kitchen
boasts an elevated New American menu with an extensive list of beer, wines, and spirits.
Things to Do
Oakhurst and Decatur are all about community. Each year, local, grassroots bands perform on Oakhurst’s porches in the Oakhurst Porchfest
. The Decatur Farmers Market
takes place every Wednesday and supports local, independent farmers and businesses.
Decatur is home to a number of excellent schools. Top educational opportunities include:
- Oakhurst Elementary School
- Glennwood Elementary School