Incorporated in 1873, 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! The town's historic sites include the historic homesteads Rural Hill and Historic Latta Plantation & Nature Preserve that visitors can tour. Huntersville is also a destination for shopping and dining. Birkdale Village offers an array of shops, restaurants and entertainment, with its colorful buildings, bubbling fountains and beautiful gardens.