Town of Huntersville

The area that is now Huntersville was originally settled by Scotch-Irish and German immigrants in the mid-1700s. Originally named Craighead, Huntersville was renamed after major landowner and cotton farmer, Robert Boston Hunter. One of the significant developments in the town's history was the establishment of the Huntersville Cotton Mill in 1873. The mill played a crucial role in the local economy, providing employment opportunities and contributing to the growth of the community.

Huntersville has grown from a small mill town, to a new, dynamic area combining retail and residential areas with historic cultural attractions. Home to diverse attractions and entertainment, shopping, NASCAR and natural parks, Huntersville has something for everyone. Birkdale Village, a mixed-use development, is a popular destination for shopping and entertainment. The town also hosts events and festivals, contributing to its community spirit.


Town of Huntersville's Visit Lake Norman (VLN) Board of Directors Representation:
  • VLN Board of Directors' town representative is appointed by the town Mayor for each Fiscal Year (July 1 - June 30), and serves a one-year term.
  • Visit Lake Norman sends bi-monthly reports to the VLN Board of Director representative.
  • If you have questions, please email Commissioner Alisia Bergsman or call 980-987-8143.
Community Links & Events:
Huntersville Advisory Boards & Commissions with VLN Representation and/or Participation:

Huntersville Park & Recreation - Tournament Sub-Committee: Travis Dancy, Director of Sales