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Mecklenburg County, North Carolina


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Statistics & Facts

The North Carolina state capital is Raleigh.
The population of Davidson is approximately 8,581 (2005), 10944 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 2,452 (2000), 3671 (2010).
The amount of land area in Davidson is 7.706 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Davidson is 4.9 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0.516 sq kilometers.
The distance from Davidson to Washington DC is 319 miles.
The distance to the North Carolina state capital is 126 miles. (as the crow flies)
Davidson is positioned 35.49 degrees north of the equator and 80.84 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Davidson elevation is 750 feet above sea level.
Davidson per capita income is $ 31,571 (2000).
Davidson median income is $ 77,800 (2005).
The Davidson median home price is $ 317,000 (2005).


in south-central North Carolina about 17 miles from Concord and about 20 miles from Charlotte. Other nearby communities include Cornelius, Huntersville, Mooresville, Westport, Enochville, Lowesville, Lake Norman of Catawba and Sherrills Ford.
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History & History Related Items

Davidson was founded in 1837 when the Presbyterian Davidson College was established. It was named for Brigadier General William Lee Davidson, an officer from the American Revolutionary War. Most of the land for the college was from his estate and was donated by his son.
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Lake Norman State Park
Lake Norman is 34 miles long with 520 miles of shoreline. It was created in 1963 by Duke Power. Other communities around the lake are Cornelius and Huntersville.
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Davidson City Government

Town of Davidson
P.O. Box 579
216 South Main Street
Davidson, NC 28036
Phone: 704-892-7591

Davidson Chamber

Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce
Phone: 704-892-192

Davidson Organizations

Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce
Phone: 704-892-192

Davidson Libraries

Davidson Public Library
a branch of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Library System
P.O. Box 1630
Davidson, NC 28036
Phone: 704 892-8557

Davidson Schools

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools

Children's Community School
565 Griffith Street
Davidson, NC 28036
Phone: (704) 896-6262
Davidson Elementary School
635 South Street
Davidson, NC 28036
Phone: 980-343-3900
Davidson IB Middle School
251 South Street, Box 369
Davidson, NC 28036
Phone: 980-343-5185

Davidson College Davidson


The population of Davidson was:
1990 - 4,046
2000 - 7,139
2005 - 8,581
Median age:
2000 - 31.3 years

Median house value:
2000 - $ 270,000
2005 - $ 317,000

Median household income:
2000 - $ 78,370
2005 - $ 77,800

Per Capita Income:
2000 - $ 31,571

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