Search Lake Norman Waterfront Homes for Sale
By Mike Carpino, Broker/Owner-Lake Norman Waterfront Specialist
(Lake And Town Realty)
Search Lake Norman Homes for Sale Search Lake Norman Waterfront Homes Lake Norman was created by Duke Energy in 1963 when it dammed the Catawba River and built the massive Cowans Ford Dam at the border between Mecklenburg and Lincoln Counties along NC Highway 73 in Huntersville. Lake Norman is the largest man-made lake in North Carolina. It is also known as the "inland sea" as it boats 520 miles of shoreline and a surface area of more than 32,475 acres, making it almost as large as the other ten lakes on the Catawba River combined. It was named after former Duke Power president Norman Cocke. The water of Lake Norman is used in two ways to provide electricity to our region. It is used to power the generators at Cowans Ford Hydroelectric Station and by Marshall Steam Station and McGuire...