Considered one of the most desirable areas of the Charlotte metropolitan area, the town borders the state’s largest man-made lake, Lake Norman.

Welcome to Oakhurst

Discover the charm of Oakhurst, a coveted homeowner association neighborhood in the lakeside town of Cornelius, nestled in northern Mecklenburg County, North Carolina. Regarded as one of the most desirable areas in the Charlotte metropolitan region, Cornelius borders the state's largest man-made lake, Lake Norman, offering residents a picturesque backdrop for a variety of water-based activities and abundant wildlife experiences. The town is renowned for its fantastic parks and recreation areas, catering to outdoor enthusiasts and those seeking tranquility and natural beauty.

While Oakhurst provides residents with a serene and family-friendly environment, it remains conveniently close to the vibrant metropolis of Charlotte. Residents enjoy easy access to the city's wealth of arts, culture, entertainment, shopping, and excellent restaurants. For those preferring local experiences, Cornelius itself offers a plethora of restaurants, entertainment options, and shopping areas. Additionally, Oakhurst residents have the privilege of being within a comfortable driving distance of the stunning North Carolina mountains and sun-soaked beaches.

Oakhurst is not just a neighborhood; it's a lifestyle. With a quiet ambiance, family-friendly atmosphere, and a range of amenities, including a clubhouse for resident use, a lovely pool, and inviting grounds, Oakhurst is a haven for those who love spending time outdoors and families seeking a peaceful retreat.



  • Pool
  • Club House
  • Recreation Area
  • Playground
  • HOA Fees: $247.00
  • HOA Fees Freq.: Semi-Annually

School Information

  • Elementary School: J V Washam Elementary
  • Middle School: Bailey Middle School
  • High School: William Amos Hough High School
Oakhurst HOA
Managed by CSI Community Management
575 Davidson Gateway Dr # 200, Davidson, NC 28036
(704) 892-1660

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The following schools are within or nearby OAKHURST. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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William Amos Hough High
9th - 12th
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No rating available
Cornelius Elementary
K - 5th
J.V. Washam Elementary
K - 5th
6th - 8th

Demographics and Employment Data for OAKHURST, NC

OAKHURST has 12,479 households, with an average household size of 2.38. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in OAKHURST do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 29,698 people call OAKHURST home. The population density is 2,124.41 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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47.05 / 52.95%

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Overview for OAKHURST, NC

29,698 people live in OAKHURST, where the median age is 44.6 and the average individual income is $63,071. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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44.6 years

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