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Cornelius Wonderful Lake Living

Cornelius has a prime location on the southeastern corner of Lake Norman making the lake easily accessible for anyone who lives in Cornelius. Many folks will travel from Charlotte to Cornelius and other nearby towns to utilize all the lake has to offer. One of Charlotte’s largest attractions, Lake Norman, provides beautiful beaches with opportunities for boating, fishing, camping, hiking, trails, and much more for its visitors. One of the largest man-made lakes in North Carolina and boasting 520-miles of shoreline, Lake Norman is simply one of the best parts about Cornelius.

Things to do

School Information

The citizens of Cornelius, NC, attend the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools. Elementary schools include Cornelius Elementary and JV Washam Elementary. Middle schools include Bailey Middle School. William A. Hough High School opened in August 2010 and currently serves over 2,000 students.

Private schools
  • Grace Covenant Academy
  • New Beginnings Christian Academy
  • Phoenix Montessori Academy

Town Information