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Huntersville, NC – North Carolina’s 17th Largest City Real Estate

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Huntersville, NC  28078


The town of Huntersville has a population of 56,212 according to the 2017 census, making it the 17th largest city in North Carolina.  Huntersville is located in Mecklenburg County and can be accessed off of I-77 at exits 23 and 25 and only 12 miles from Uptown Charlotte.  Huntersville also is close to Lake Norman and you can get to the airport in under 30 minutes!

Huntersville has made Forbes list for one of the best places to live as well as MSN Real Estates top 10 best affordable place to live. This is due to its affordability, low crime rates, shopping, parks, accessibility to Charlotte and of course Lake Norman.  

Town of Huntersville


Entertainment, Recreation & Shopping

Huntersville has two great mixed use developments that incorporate retail, restaurants, living and entertainment.  One being Birkdale Village which also features a movie theatre at exit 25 and the other being Rosedale Shopping Center at exit 23.  There is also Northcross shopping center that offers big box retail stores such as Target, Kohls, Staples, Lowes Home Improvement and PetCo.  In Charlotte at exit 18 you will find Northlake Mall for a more traditional mall shopping experience with stores such as Macy’s, Dillards, the Apple Store as well as dining and a movie theatre.

Huntersville is home to historic Latta Plantation which includes historic sites, trails for walking and biking, horseback riding, and access to Mountain Island Lake for public fishing and boating.

There are also several golf courses located in Huntersville.  For public golf there is the Arnold Palmer designed Birkdale Golf Club.  There is also the semi-private Skybrook Golf Club and the private Northstone Country Club. 

There is also access to Lake Norman at Blythes Landing off of Hwy. 73 which offers 6 boat launch sites, as well as picnic areas, a playground and volleyball courts.  Lake Norman is great for boating, water skiing, tubing, fishing and has designated swimming areas.

Mountain Island Lakes’ primary function is to provide drinking water to residents of Mecklenburg and Gaston Counties.  However there is public access for boating and fishing.

In downtown Huntersville you will find Discovery Place Kids which is a 23,000 square foot museum that offers interactive learning based play opportunities for children under the age of 8.

Huntersville Family Fitness & Aquatics is an 88,000-square-foot facility includes full aquatic and fitness components. With a 50-meter pool, a 25-yard warm water pool, an outdoor family fun pool, full-court gymnasium, complete fitness center and group exercise studio.

There are so many things to see and do in and around Huntersville, NC


Birkdale Village

Northlake Mall

Latta Plantation

Lake Norman

Birkdale Golf Club

Skybrook Golf Club

Northstone Golf Club

Discovery Place Kids

Huntersville Family Fitness & Aquatics


Restaurants & Breweries

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


Primal Brewery

The Cafe 100

Red Rocks Cafe

Bone Fish Grill

Mickey and Mooch

Duckworth’s Grill & Taphouse

Block Bistro

Crafty Beer Guys


Parks & Greenways

The Town of Huntersville offers 10 parks that contain baseball/softball fields, soccer fields, playgrounds, tennis courts, basketball courts, covered shelters, walking trails, & mountain bike trails.

Huntersville Parks



Huntersville is home to national and internationally known companies and some of the towns largest employers are: SABIC Innovative Plastics, Rubbermaid, Irwin Industrial Tools, Max Daetwyler Corporation, American Tire Distributors, Inc., Presbyterian Hospital, McGuire Nuclear Station, Siegling America, Americredit, Metrolina Greenhouses and Joe Gibbs Racing to name a few. 


Children who live in Huntersville attend Charlotte-Mecklenburg schools.  

Elementary Schools:  Barnette, J.V. Washam Elementary, Blythe, Huntersville, Grand Oaks, Long Creek and Torrence Creek

Middle Schools:  Bailey, Francis Bradley & J M Alexander Middle School

High Schools:  Hopewell, North Mecklenburg & William Amos Hough High School

You can check to see which schools are assigned to an address here: School Locator                                        There is also the option for private and charter schools as well.  

Charlotte- Mecklenburg Schools

Great Schools Huntersville



Lake Norman Charter School

Carolina International School



St. Mark Catholic School

Southlake Christian Academy

Phoenix Montessori Academy


Hospitals & Medical Facilities

Presbyterian Hospital is located in Huntersville at exit 23 off I-77.  Other nearby hospitals include the following:


Novant Health Hospital

Carolinas Medical Center-University

Lake Norman Regional Medical Center-Mooresville


Property Taxes

The Town of Huntersville’s tax rate is .305 cents per $100 of assessed valuation in addition to Mecklenburg County’s tax rate of .8232 cents per $100 of valuation. For a combined total of $1.1282

A home valued at $200,000 would have an annual property tax bill of $2256.40


Huntersville Property Tax Information

Mecklenburg CountyTax Information