Town of Cornelius

Welcome to Cornelius


Located 20 miles north of Uptown Charlotte, N.C., the Town of Cornelius is a progressive community offering incredible views of Lake Norman. In fact, I-77 travelers often take a needed break at Exit 28 for a little rest and relaxation to see Lake Norman from Jetton Park. Business travelers appreciate having Charlotte-Douglas International Airport located within 20 miles of town.

Lakefront Living A Wealth of Opportunities
With miles of lakefront, Cornelius offers a mix of entertainment and recreation options. Jetton Park, a 106-acre lakefront park, offers picnic sites, decks, swings, playgrounds, a sunning beach, tennis courts, and shaded trails. A variety of marinas make boat storage simple and easy. Peninsula Yacht Club, a 950-member club, offers 405 slips varying from 25-45 feet in length. Sailboats are a popular sight on windy days at the lake. Residents and visitors enjoy year-round boating, jet skiing and dining on the water. Boaters can even anchor at several floating restaurant piers in the area for convenient access. Local restaurants and clubs offer casual dining and music throughout the year.

Business Diversity – Arts, Manufacturing and More
A business-diverse community, the Town of Cornelius is home to several local businesses, the arts and manufacturing.