Welcome to Huntersville, North Carolina
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Nested on the shores of beautiful Lake Norman sits this historic town, where everyday life can feel like a vacation. Once named the number two place to live in the United States by Forbes Magazine, it’s the perfect place to soak in the sun and raise a family. Welcome to Huntersville.
Just 15 miles north of Charlotte is the expanding community of Huntersville. The town is considered the first Lake Norman town north of Charlotte and was officially incorporated in 1873. It was named in honor of major landowner and cotton farmer Robert Boston Hunter. The area was known for its farming, fertile land and rail line which quickly grew the community.
This lakefront community has a population of nearly 50,000 people and continues to expand as more and more families move to the town, motived by the area’s enticing attributes. The allure of the remaining farmland, the simple commute into the city of Charlotte and its easy lake access make this neighborhood a great place to call home. Huntersville provides access to Lake Norman and its 520 miles of shoreline. Residents can find access to the lake by visiting Blythe Landing Park, just off NC Highway 73 for launching boats and other recreational activities. There is also local access to Mountain Island Lake.
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Huntersville is also home to nearly 18 parks, gyms, and multi-purpose facilities. One of the town’s most popular parks is the Historic Latta Plantation with its 1200+ acres of historic sites, nature preserve, trails for biking, hiking or horseback riding and access to Mountain Island Lake for canoeing. Latta is also home to the Carolina Raptor Center, Latta Equestrian Center and Latta Nature Preserve. Another area attraction is the Huntersville Family Fitness and Aquatics facility which has an Olympic size 50-meter competition pool and diving well, full-court gym, fitness center, exercise studio, and an outdoor splash park for kids in the summer.
Huntersville is also conveniently located within five to ten minutes of major interstates I-77 and I-485. It is also just minutes from popular shopping and dining destinations in Birkdale Village, Rosedale Shopping Center, NorthLake Mall and Concord Mills. Some favorite eateries in this town are Dressler’s, Mickey & Mooch and Killingtons Restaurant & Pub. The town is also known for having some of the best schools in the Charlotte Mecklenburg School system with North Mecklenburg High, Huntersville Elementary, Torrence Creek Elementary and Barnette Elementary all sitting high on the list of public school rankings.
Subdivisions of Huntersville
Birkdale Village, Northstone, Skybrook, Latta Springs, The Hamptons, Vermillion, Wynfield
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