Davidson, North Carolina
Davidson, North Carolina is a lakeside town on Lake Norman in northern Mecklenburg County in the U.S. state of North Carolina. The population was 10,944 at the 2010 census. It is home to Davidson College. The town is centered on the college from which it takes its name.
The town was founded in 1837 with the establishment of the Presbyterian Davidson College, named for Brigadier General William Lee Davidson, a local Revolutionary War hero in Mecklenburg County. The land for Davidson, North Carolina College came from Davidson’s estate, a large portion of which was donated by his son.
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|Motto: “College Town. Lake Town. Your Town.”|
Location of Davidson, North Carolina
|• Total||5.1 sq mi (13.1 km2)|
|• Land||4.9 sq mi (12.6 km2)|
|• Water||0.2 sq mi (0.5 km2)|
|Elevation||840 ft (256 m)|
|• Density||2,233.5/sq mi (868.6/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|Area code(s)||704 980|
|GNIS feature ID||1019914|