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With a population of more than 17,800, Cornelius began as a textile mill village over a century ago but, the town’s focus shifted west with the development of Lake Norman, which was created in 1963 when Duke Power dammed the Catawba River.  Originally incorporated as “Liverpool” in 1903, the name was changed in honor of the town’s principal investor, J.B. Cornelius, in 1905.  Due to the damming of the Catawba River and the development of I-77, there are now magnificent lakefront homes in Cornelius, new retail shopping centers and fine dining, country clubs and golf courses galore in Cornelius.

Cornelius also features Jetton Park and Ramsey Creek Park on the lake.  Historic Catawba Avenue in Cornelius boasts decorative street lamps, quaint shops and brick sidewalks.  Homes in Cornelius range from transitional style in new home subdivisions, to spectacular waterfront estates.

Cornelius, also located in Mecklenburg County, shares the Charlotte-Mecklenburg School System with children assigned to the following schools:

•   Cornelius Elementary

•   Bailey Middle School

•   WA Hough, Hopewell, or North Mecklenburg

Private schools serving the Cornelius area

* Lake Norman Christian School

* Grace Covenant Academy

* New Beginnings Christian Academy

* Phoenix Montessori Academy

* Cannon School, located in nearby Concord NC

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Debe Maxwell, CRS, Realtor®/Broker
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Charlotte, NC 28204
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