Mountain Island Lake Real Estate and Homes
North Carolina Lakes Real Estate for Sale
Mountain Island Lake Real Estate and Homes for Sale in Charlotte, NC (North Carolina) is a lake northwest of Charlotte, NC Real Estate created in 1924 to coincide with the building of Mountain Island Hydroelectric Station. It is named after the mountain which appears as an island in the lake, and the surrounding area is identified by the lake’s name. The shape of the lake follows the meander of the Catawba river’s course, dammed near the Mount Holly Wastewater Plant. Full pond elevation is approximately 647.5 feet. The lake has around 3,281 acres of surface area and 61 miles (98 km) of shoreline. North Carolina’s hidden treasure.
Mountain Island Lake Real Estate is fed by the Catawba River, and is the smallest of the three man-made lakes that border Mecklenburg County, North Carolina (Lake Norman, and Lake Wylie). It is a North Carolina Lakes Homes region managed by Charlotte-based company Duke Energy. The primary function of Mountain Island Lake Homes real estate is to provide drinking water for over 800,000 residents of Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, as well as Mount Holly and Gastonia, Gaston County.
The lake living is also accessible to the public for boating and fishing use. There are two boating access areas on the lake and a tailrace fishing platform for bank fishing in cooperation with the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission. There are many stories of the lake having monsters. Some myths say the ‘fish’ could capsize a whole boat. – Information provided by Wikepedia – Mountain Island Lake
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