Davidson is a small college town with engaged and active citizens who care deeply about their community. Located 20 miles north of Charlotte, Davidson's charming historic district features quaint shops in turn-of-the-century buildings offering clothing, books, gifs and antiques. Stop by the coffeehouse or enjoy one of the many fine restaurants which line Main Street. which is located directly across from Davidson College, a private liberal arts school which is one of the nation's elite small colleges.
Davidson is a pedestsrian and bicycle-friendly town with a vibrant business district, historic downtown, and a calendar full of community events. Rich with history, residents look forward to taking part in many seasonal events which include weekend farmers markets, outdoor Concerts on the Green, the Fourth of July parade, Halloween March, and Christmas in Davidson. Davidson boasts bike lanes, parks, playgrounds, and over 13 miles of greenways. So whether it's shopping, eating, walking, biking or just enjoying the parks and greensways, Davidson has something for everyone.
The historic village area features charming communities like Old Davidson and Davidson Wood,while just a few minutes from town, you will find world class golf and tennis at the River Run Country Club. The beautiful South Prong Rocky River and Fisher Farm Greenway systems connect Davidson's village center to its rolling countryside.