About Cornelius

Cornelius is a Mecklenburg County suburb of Charlotte located about 20 miles North of Charlotte on the East Shore of Lake Norman with a population of 28,052.  Cornelius is the destination for some lake fun and a great place to live with a convenient commute to Charlotte NC.  Visitors can rent boats, jet skis, or paddle boards at one of the marinas or explore the unique attractions, waterfront restaurants, lakeside parks and shops that Cornelius has to offer. Nearby towns include Huntersville and Davidson.