Located 20 miles north of Charlotte, N.C., and adjacent to Lake Norman, Davidson is a small college town with engaged citizens who care deeply about their community. We believe in sustainable growth, substantial open space, socioeconomic diversity, environmental stewardship and promoting the health and wellness of all of our citizens. We are the 2013 winner of the North Carolina Chapter of the American Planning Association's "Great Main Street" award, and home to one of the nation's top liberal arts colleges. Davidson is also home to major corporations, such as Ingersoll Rand, MSC and Valspar, and has a vibrant business and entrepreneurial community. We are a pedestrian and bicycle-friendly town with vibrant business districts and a calendar full of community events; we welcome new residents, businesses and visitors alike.