Davidson, NC, population about 11,700, is known for its quaint Main Street, tree-lined sidewalk neighborhoods and of course Davidson College. One of the nation’s premier ranked independent, liberal arts school has about 1,700 students and was founded in 1837.

Davidson’s new neighborhoods incorporate a variety of lot sizes and housing types. The town of Davidson and the area immediately surrounding the township is one of Charlotte, NC’s most sought after and desirable areas due to Davidson’s close proximity to Lake Norman, new up-scale developments, and the allure of the town’s historic charm. The town is located 25 miles North of Uptown Charlotte, NC off I-77’s Exit 30.

When you think about “Old Southern Charm”, you can’t help but think about Davidson, North Carolina. Brick sidewalks shaded streets, and “The Harvard of the South” – Davidson College – define this patch of Charlotte real estate. A friendly town with a weekly farmers market featuring locally grown products, music concerts on the village green each weekend during the summer months, bicycle paths, and a pedestrian-friendly environment where all sidewalks lead to downtown.

Homes in Davidson, NC vary in style, from Craftsman style to Colonial, Tudor, Victorian and traditional styles in keeping with the town’s quaint, college-town feel.


Historic main street Davidson features mostly Colonial and Craftsman style homes that surround the college. The historic areas of Davidson are lush with tall, mature trees, and cute retail shops and bistros are within walking distance. Newer, transitional style homes are more popular in outlying golf course and country club communities like, River Run.  Part of Davidson is also a waterfront community, on Lake Davidson.  A highway bridge (1-77) divides Lake Davidson from Lake Norman.  Many boaters have their boats docked at nearby marinas to access Lake Norman, as you cannot access Lake Norman from Lake Davidson.  (Lake Norman is much larger than Lake Davidson, and more suitable for ski boats).  Easy access of I-77 on exit 33 is also attractive for many homeowners in this area.

Some popular subdivisions in Davidson, NC include:  River Run, River Run Country Club, Westmoreland Farm, Homestead, Cabin Woods, Davidson Wood, The Woodlands at Davidson, Davidson Springs, Royal Oaks, Park Creek, Old Davidson, Anniston, Hamilton Crest, Archer Ridge, Davidson Landing, Davidson Landing Pier Pointe, Pages Pond, Bailey Springs, Davidson Pointe.