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Located in the Lake Norman region just north of Charlotte is the desirable town of Mooresville, boasting a charming downtown, opportunities for outdoor recreation, and top-notch schools. Nicknamed “Race City USA,” Mooresville is home to NASCAR racing teams and automotive museums.

 

Real Estate

Mooresville real estate includes a variety of property styles, ranging from quaint single-story homes to large waterfront estates situated on spacious lots. The median home price is slightly higher than that of the state and nation, making Mooresville a valuable area in which to invest in real estate. Styles of homes in Mooresville include primarily traditional, transitional, Craftsman and Colonial. There are a number of new construction communities in Mooresville due to the town’s growing popularity.

 

Lifestyle and Attractions

Mooresville is a large town with a population of more than 32,000 located approximately 30 miles north of Charlotte. Mooresville is nicknamed “Race City USA” as it is home to a number of NASCAR racing teams and drivers, and hosts two automotive museums, the Memory Lane Motorsports and Historical Automotive Museum and the North Carolina Auto Racing Hall of Fame. Mooresville is also known for its top-notch school district, which has been used as an example for educators all across the country. Mooresville is nestled along Lake Norman, a 32,500-acre lake perfect for swimming, fishing, boating and other water sports activities. Other nearby attractions include the Trump National Golf Course, Lazy 5 Ranch, Zootastic Park and Carrigan Farms.

 

The town centers around the Mooresville Historic District located downtown, lined with historic buildings hosting unique locally owned shops, eateries and other small businesses. Annual community events in Mooresville include Artoberfest, Festival of Food Trucks, Music on Main, Fall Festival, the Mooresville Christmas Parade, and more. Mooresville is also home to the corporate headquarters of Lowe’s Companies.

 

Nearby Schools and Higher Education

Mooresville has 17 schools in its boundaries, eight of which are in the Mooresville Graded School District, and nine of which are in Iredell-Statesville Schools. There are three private schools within the Mooresville vicinity, including Lake Norman Christian School and Davidson Day School in Davidson, and Woodlawn School located just a few miles south of Mooresville. Mooresville is also home to the Universal Technical Institute’s NASCAR Technical Institute and a campus of Mitchell Community College. Additionally, residents may access a number of nearby colleges and universities, including Davidson College, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, and many more.

 

History

In its early days, Mooresville developed from a farming community to a village known as Moore’s Siding. In 1873, the village was incorporated as the town of Mooresville. Textile mills played a major role in Mooresville’s economic growth, and it served as a mill town for over a century. The construction of the man-made Lake Norman increased the popularity of Mooresville, which receives energy, prosperous land and water from the lake. The construction of I-77 also aided in the popularity of Mooresville, making travel to and from Charlotte more convenient for residents and visitors.

 

Approximate Distance to:

 

Uptown Charlotte: 28.5 Miles

 

Charlotte Douglas International Airport: 32.5 Miles

 

Hospitals:

  • Lake Norman Regional Medical Center: 4 Miles

  • Novant Health Huntersville Medical Center: 15.5 Miles

 

Major Highway:

  • I-77: 3 Miles


 

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