Davidson NC Subdivision

Davidson and Cornelius in Mecklenburg County are unique and colorful towns close to Charlotte. People who like a mixture of rural living and mingling with varieties of people will enjoy this growing hodge-podge.

David and Cornelius boast:

  • quiet suburban life
  • laid back atmosphere, perfect for mingling
  • enjoying variety
  • close proximity to Charlotte


These two towns are very small. In fact, they share one road. Their history is a bit of an odd one. Davidson already existed and the residents argued over an election and changes to the cotton industry. Some of the residents decided to move outside the city limits and create their own town, using the ideas they had about freedom to choose their own methods, and Cornelius was born.


While the two towns were spawned by their differences, they now thrive on those differences. They have pride together as one entity. Residents often live in one of the towns and work in the other.


Davidson's claim to fame is its college while Cornelius relies on its textile industry. Davidson has more moderate politics while Cornelius is more conservative. Both offer their own restaurants, businesses, and parks. Despite their small size, they offer a wide variety of eating and drinking options from diners, to waterfront restaurants, coffee shops, pubs, breweries, and eateries with pet-friendly patios,


As may not surprise you, the homes in Davidson and Cornelius are quite varied as well. Areas have manicured lawns and your more typical suburban feeling while others have a more carefree approach to their yard and bungalow homes.


If you want choices and variety, living in either Davidson or Cornelius is an exceptional opportunity to find it. First, you have two towns side by side offering their own brand of things and they are right next to Charlotte, NC with all the shopping, jobs, and entertainment it provides. Search our homes in Davidson and Cornelius to find the perfect home for you.

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