Place:Davidson, Mecklenburg, North Carolina, United States

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NameDavidson
Alt namesDavidson Collegesource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS37007792
Davison Collegesource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS37007792
TypeTown
Coordinates35.491°N 80.833°W
Located inMecklenburg, North Carolina, United States
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Davidson is a town on Lake Norman in northern Mecklenburg County in the U.S. state of North Carolina. The population was 10,944 at the 2010 census, and in 2016 the estimated population was 12,452.[1] The town was founded in 1837 with the establishment of the Presbyterian Davidson College, named for Brigadier General William Lee Davidson, a local Revolutionary War hero. The land for Davidson College came from Davidson's estate, a large portion of which was donated by his son.

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