Welcome to Lake Norman! Nestled on the banks of beautiful Lake Norman are the towns of Cornelius, Davidson, and Huntersville. These charming towns present a wide array of leisure amenities including upscale shopping, golfing, NASCAR, fishing, and water fun. Located only 15 miles from uptown Charlotte, Lake Norman is THE place for fun in the sun! Created in 1963 by Duke Energy, Lake Norman is 34 miles long with 520 miles of shoreline and offers numerous attractions to explore.