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Nestled on the banks of beautiful Lake Norman are the towns of Cornelius, Davidson and Huntersville. These unique towns present a wide array of leisure amenities for visitors and guests including upscale shopping, year-round golfingNASCARfishing and other water activities.  Lake Norman, the largest man-made lake in the Carolinas, is the place for fun in the sun! Created in 1963 by Duke Energy, Lake Norman is 34 miles long with 520 miles of shoreline.  From Lake Norman, you may enjoy the ease of traveling anywhere in the state, being just north of Charlotte, while the mountains and coast are a short drive away.  Whatever your desire, find it in Lake Norman area and Cornelius.  Cornelius was established in 1905 and originated as a mill and farm community. Originally incorporated as ‘Liverpool’, the town’s name was changed to Cornelius to honor Joseph Benjamin Cornelius. When Lake Norman was formed, Cornelius added 54 miles of shoreline. Today, Cornelius is a laid-back town offering unique attractions, restaurantslakeside parks and shopping.  Cornelius has a shoreline of beautiful homes along Lake Norman.


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