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Decatur is the county seat of Wise County. The city is in the Fort Worth and Dallas area, neighboring Bridgeport and Krum. Homes for rent in Decatur offer residents a number of amenities, cultural institutions, restaurants and parks to choose from, such as Joes Pizza & Pasta, Plaza Cinema III, Harmon Park, David's Western Store & Saddle and many more.

History of Decatur

  • Decatur has many natural landmarks. Prominent examples are the Cross Timbers area and the Grand Prairies. 
  • The city is named after the famed naval commodore Stephen Decatur, who served in many conflicts, including the Barbary Wars.
  • The Fort Worth and Denver Railway came to Decatur in the late 1800s, helping to provide the growth of commerce and trade in the area.

Resources for Renters

  • Residents can learn about Decatur by visiting the city's website. There's contact information and maps of the city, while a page called "About Decatur" also displays events, a quick history, amenities, demographics and general information. Renters will also find an abundance of significant forms by visiting this website, such as permits, inspections and new utility services.
  • Decatur Independent School District's website has fundamental information for parents. A resource called "Site Short Cuts" provides a district calendar, elementary school supplies, community and student engagement indicators, a student code of conduct, current bids and proposals and a federal report card, among others. The site also has a detailed page called "Parents," which further divides into pages on Cybersafe resources and bully information.
  • Wise County's website provides information on the county's directory, careers in the county, the commissioners court, a history of the county, employee resources, development rules and regulations, financial information, real estate and relocation among a number of other resources.