July 11, 2018

Welcome to Mooresville NC

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 Welcome to Mooresville, NC

Mooresville is a large town located in Iredell County, North Carolina.  It is a fast-growing part of the Charlotte-Metro area.  The population as of 2016 was 36,543 making it the largest municipality in Iredell County.  Mooresville is best known as the home of many NASCAR racing teams and fans. Also, there are racing technology suppliers, and NASCAR Technical Institute which has earned the town the nickname “Race City USA”.  Besides being home to NASCAR, Mooresville is also the corporate headquarters of Lowe’s Companies.

Things to do

Because Mooresville is home to NASCAR their are many activities that revolve around racing fans.  First, is Penske Racing Facility.  A state-of-the-art facility located on 105 acres in Mooresville.  It houses a museum, gift shop with access to a 432 foot fan walk above the garage floor, and the IndyCar Series teams occupy 55,843 square feet in the facility.

Then, there is North Carolina Auto Racing Hall of Fame. With a museum, art gallery, visitor center and gift shop which showcases the history, growth and evolution of the motorsports industry in NC.

If lake fun is what you are looking for then Queen’s Landing offers sightseeing tours aboard Lake Norman’s Lady of the Lake Yacht, or The Catawba Queen paddle wheel.  After the tour play a round of miniature golf or sit back and enjoy a drink and listen to music while looking out over the lake.

For the kiddo’s, check out the Lazy 5 Ranch.  Lazy 5 Ranch is privately owned and operated with no federal or state funding. It is home to over 750 animals from 6 different continents.  The animals can be viewed by horse-drawn wagons or from the comfort of your own vehicle along a 3-½ mile safari ride.

Parks and Recreation

Bellingham Park features a soccer field, tennis courts, playground, and walking/running trails behind the park.

Stumpy Creek Park located off Perth Road in Mooresville has several picnic shelters, soccer and baseball fields, as well as disc golf.

Lake Norman State Park, a few miles north of Mooresville, has one of the region’s more popular mountain biking adventures with 30.5 miles of a single-track trail. The park also features a swim beach and bathhouse complex as well as a boat ramp and fishing spots.  Also, campsites are available.  And, if you are needing facilities for a family or group event there is a community building with kitchen facilities that can be rented year round.

Golf Communities

The Point in Mooresville – a community that surrounds the Trump National Golf Club Charlotte. The Point offers a long list of resident and golf club member benefits.  Including, over 18 miles of Lake Norman shoreline, five miles of scenic walking trails, and 44 acres of dedicated green space.

Mallard Head Country Club in Mooresville offers gorgeous views of Lake Norman. This community offers nearly every option and activity one can imagine.

For more golf communities click on this link:  https://www.lakerealty.com/b/lake-norman-golf-course-communities


All Seasons Marina is a full-service boatyard, power, and sail. Other features include over 200 In-Water slips, trailer and boat storage, fuel and snack shop.

Stutts Marina is small compared to others on Lake Norman but that makes it special.  Because they are smaller they can provide full customer service with satisfaction to their slip owners as well as customers. The store carries all types of drinks for adults as well as kids, Yeti coolers, sunscreen and more.  The open face docks can accommodate up to 80’ boats.


Before buying a home it’s important to check out school systems to find the perfect fit. Mt Mourne and Parkview Elementary, Pine Lake Preparatory and Brawley Middle School all have ratings of 9.  Mooresville Senior High School has a rating of 8.  For other schools and ratings click on the link: https://www.greatschools.org


Big Daddy’s of Lake Norman has been serving up the finest seafood, steak, and prime rib for over 40 years.  However, if Eastern North Carolina Barbeque sounds good then check out Lancaster’s. They provide some of the best barbeque around with Dine-In, Carry-out or Full-Service Catering. For a more fine-dining experience and for that special occasion Epic Chop House on Main Street in Mooresville is the place to go.  Located in a historic building built in 1888 once housed men’s clothing, feed, and seed, and later became a furniture store. The building was remodeled as a restaurant and opened in 2010.

Medical Facilities

Lake Norman Regional Medical Center serves the health care needs of the greater Lake Norman area, Iredell and surrounding counties.  It provides a 123 bed, acute-care services such as surgical weight loss, The Stork’s Landing Maternity Center, cardiology, and oncology to name a few.

Mooresville Family Medicine and Carolinas HealthCare System Urgent Care provides preventive care and wellness exams for all ages; management of chronic diseases, such as hypertension, and diabetes; women’s health, and on-site laboratory and x-ray.


For your grocery needs Mooresville has many of your chain grocers such as Harris Teeter and Publix.  However, if you prefer the warehouse setting then BJ’s Wholesale or Sam’s Club is perfect to meet your needs.


There are a variety of retail stores such as Belk, Kohl’s, and Target to choose from. But, if you prefer a mall setting then Concord Mills is about a 30-minute drive. For the craft or hobby lover, Hobby Lobby or Michaels is a great place to get lost in your world.


Brawley Animal Hospital offers state-of-the-art medical diagnostics, preventive health care, routine check-ups, and boarding.

Harbor Point Animal Hospital is a full-service pet provider from pediatrics to geriatrics.  One of the services provided is helping people understand their pets needs as they enter senior years.

Village Animal Hospital has been serving Lake Norman for 16 years. Their focus is on cats and dogs. They provide full surgical care and laboratory facilities on site.

Moving and Storage Companies

Pick Up and Go Moving international is a professional industry that helps with all of your moving needs.  They pre-screen all movers before deciding to do business with them to ensure that they have up-to-date licenses. With extensive checks, consumers can rest assure that services will be of the highest quality whether a local or long distance move.

Morning Star, since 1981, has acquired, developed and operated more than 150 self-storage projects across the country.  They are in the business of solving customers’ household, business, and recreational storage needs.  Their goal is to build quality public self-storage facilities in a variety of sizes.  Additionally, when customers need to get their things into or out of a unit they have access to a rental truck for FREE to make the moving experience stress-free.

New Beginnings Moving and Storage serves both residential and commercial clients in the area.  Whether long distance or local moves, even emergency moves New Beginnings can provide same day service.  New Beginnings also offers, to customers, a clean, safe, fully secured and fireproof storage facility; for a short or long term period.”

Local News Source:  www.lakenormanpublications.com


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