Living in Decatur
Choosing to live in Decatur is an easy choice to make both in terms of quality of life offered and the value of local housing. The city represents the rare combination of low cost of living and high quality housing stock which makes taking up residence in the city an attractive choice both for long term residents and those who might be looking to make Central Illinois their home for the first time.
Decatur offers a history rich in local and national influence. Few people know that it was here in Decatur Illinois that the Abraham Lincoln legacy actually began, where the leader who has become known as the “Great Emancipator” first settled when coming to Illinois, made his first political speech and was first nominated to become President. We have a plan in place to develop all of these sites and more which, once completed, will bring thousands of visitors each year to our community, enhancing the local quality of life while making the world aware that Decatur remains one of the state’s best kept secrets.
Important Websites and Phone Numbers
|Decatur Association of Realtors||(217) 428-4321|
|Decatur Landlord's Association||(217) 425-9089|
|Ameren||Residential - (800) 755-5000
Commercial - (800) 363-6805
|Water Service||(217) 424-2841|
|Garbage Service||(217) 424-2784|