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Davidson, NC 28036


Davidson is a suburban town in Mecklenburg County located along Lake Norman with a population of 12,684 and 5.75 square miles according to the 2017 census. Charlotte Douglas Airport is about 25 minutes southwest of the town.

Davidson is a small college town and is home to Davidson College, with a town center full of quaint shops and eateries. It is great for the pedestrians, bike-riders and offers walking trails and miles of greenways.

The town of Davidson has a great page filled with information you will find helpful in learning more about the city and all it has to offer!

Town of Davidson


Entertainment, Recreation and Shopping


Davidson offers unique shops, restaurants and a public library. The town hosts Christmas in Davidson the first 3 days in December offering trolley rides, Santa’s village, shopping, music and even story time with Mrs. Claus! The month of April is for celebrating the arts. The at festival features artist’s exhibits, music and food.


Visit Lake Norman, the largest man-made lake in the Carolinas! Lake Norman offers upscale shopping, golfing, Nascar, fishing and other water activities.


Christmas in Davidson

April is for Arts in Davidson

Visit Lake Norman


Restaurants & Breweries

Davidson offers a variety of great restaurants from the big chains to local restaurants & breweries.  Whatever you are craving, you will find it here! Below are just a few you can try!



The Pickled Peach

Restaurant X Bistro

Flatiron Kitchen & Taphouse

Davidson Ice House

North Harbor Club

Davidson Beverage Company

Brick House Tavern

Summit Coffee

Parks & Greenways

The Town of Davidson offers several parks, fields and greenways for sports, play, walking, biking and picnics.


Davidson Parks



The largest employers in Davidson are Davidson College and Ingersoll-Rand.


Davidson College





The Town of Davidson’s Students attend the Charlotte-Mecklenburg school system. Children residing in Davidson attend Davidson Elementary, J.V. Washam Elementary, Bailey Middle School and Hough High School.  There are options for charter and private schools as well.

You can check to see which schools are assigned to an address here: School Locator


Great Schools Davidson

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools

Davidson Elementary

J.V. Washam Elementary

Bailey Middle School

William Amos Hough High School


Charter schools


Community School of Davidson


Private schools


Davidson Day School,

Woodlawn School

Lake Norman Christian School




Davidson College


Hospitals & Medical Facilities


There are hospitals located in nearby Mooresville and Huntersville.


Lake Norman Regional Medical Center

Novant Hospital – Huntersville


Property Taxes


The Town of Davidson’s tax rate is .35 cents per $100 of assessed valuation in addition to Mecklenburg County’s tax rate of .8232 cents per $100 of assessed property value.

The combined tax rate is $1.1732.  Example: A home with an assessed value of $200,000 would have an annual property tax bill of $2,346.40

Davidson Property Tax Information

Mecklenburg County Property Tax Information