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Page Contents for Huntersville, North Carolina

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History & History-related items

City Attractions


Historical Events

Chamber of Commerce.

Organizations, Churches, and Sports.




Statistics & Facts

The North Carolina state capital is Raleigh.
The population of Huntersville is approximately 36,377 (2005), 46773 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 9,859 (2000), 17423 (2010).
The amount of land area in Huntersville is 5.027 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Huntersville is 31.1 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Huntersville to Washington DC is 324 miles.
The distance to the North Carolina state capital is 127 miles. (as the crow flies)
Huntersville is positioned 35.41 degrees north of the equator and 80.84 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Huntersville elevation is 819 feet above sea level.
Huntersville per capita income is $ 30,256 (2000).
Huntersville median income is $ 71,400 (2005).
The Huntersville median home price is $ 214,600 (2005).


in south-central North Carolina about 5 miles from Cornelius and about 14 miles from Charlotte. Other nearby communities include Davidson, Lowesville, Westport, Mooresville, Mount Holly and Lake Norman of Catawba.
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History & History Related Items

Before the town was created, the area had many large cotton plantations. Later textile mills would arrive bringing more new residents with them. The town was first named Craighead but the name was changed to Huntersville for local landowner, Robert Boston Hunter. It was incorporated in 1873.

Here is a history page for Huntersville
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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 Davidson.

Historic Latta Plantation
Experience what life was like for some in the early 19th Centrury
5225 Sample Road
Huntersville, NC 28078
Phone: (704) 875-2312

Rural Hill Farm
Center of Scottish Heritage At Rural Hill
4431 Neck Road
Huntersville, N. C. 28070
PO Box 1009
Huntersville, NC 28070
Office: 704.875.3113

Carolina Renaissance Festival
held in the Fall each year.
16445 Poplar Tent Road
Huntersville, NC

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Huntersville City Government

Town of Huntersville
101 Huntersville-Concord Road
Huntersville, NC 28078
Phone: 704-875-6541
Huntersville has a council-manager form of government. The Mayor and Board of Commissioners are elected positions. They appoint the Town Manager who sees to the everyday decisions and running of the town.

Huntersville Historical Events

Begun on this date, Torrance Store is the oldest store in the state of North Carolina
1781, February 1
Battle of Cowan’s Ford was fought here on this date. This was the last battle of the American Revolution to be fought in Mecklenburg County. A prominent general, William Lee Davidson, was killed at this battle and is buried at Hopewell Presbyterian Church.

Huntersville Chamber

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

Huntersville Organizations

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

Huntersville Libraries

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Library System
Local residents may visit the North County REgional Branch located at 16500 Holly Crest Lane in Huntersville.
Phone: 704-895-0318

Huntersville Schools

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools
Lake Norman Charter School
12820 S. Church St.
Huntersville, NC Huntersville


The population of Huntersville was:
1990 - 3,014
2000 - 24,960
2005 - 36,377
Median age:
2000 - 33.0 years

Median Household Income:
2000 - $ 71,932
2005 - $ 71,400

Per Capita Income:
2000 - $ 30,256

Median House Value:
2000 - $ 182,800
2005 - $ 214,600

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