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Cornelius – Land of Lakes Real Estate

The city’s own land of the lakes

In northern Mecklenburg County, this lakeside community encourages locals and visitors to get wet and wild in their town’s backyard.







Originally a magnet for cotton, the lakeside town of Cornelius, in northern Mecklenburg County, was incorporated in 1905. To get the best taste of the town, spend a day on Lake Norman, where you can dine dockside, charter a pontoon boat or show off your board skills. The year-round heated patio at the Port City Club ensures great lake views, and the tasty, made-from-scratch menu keeps guests coming back for more. More inland, Fork! serves up fascinating food and wine in a 100-plus-year-old home with a wraparound porch.