Sherrills Ford is a quaint, unincorporated community located in Catawba County, North Carolina. It is part of the Hickory, Lenoir and Morganton metro area. Located on Lake Norman, Sherrills Ford provides residents with peaceful and picturesque living in close proximity to Mooresville and Charlotte. Locals and visitors alike can enjoy Charlotte's historic uptown square with unique dining, boutique shopping and many other leisurely pursuits.
The Village at Sherrills Ford is a mixed-use project of 206 acres along the shoreline of Lake Norman. Nearby Highway 16/I-77 offers direct commuting access to Charlotte, Statesville and Hickory. Sherrills Ford residents enjoy one of the most laid-back lifestyles of the towns in the Piedmont Plateau of Catawba County. The Piedmont Region is an area that lies between the Coastal Plains and Appalachian Mountains of North Carolina.
According to historians, Sherrills Ford is so-named because it was “the site of the fording of the Catawba River from east to west by Adam Sherrill, 1747.” Adam Sherrill’s family came from northeast Maryland, Many Sherrill family descendants still call Sherrills Ford home today.
Places of Interest – Things To Do
Sherrills Ford is situated on the shores of Lake Norman, a man-made lake that offers 520 miles of shoreline, coves, and islands, and a surface area of more than 32,475 acres in parts of four counties. The Lake Norman region offers excellent amenities including championship golf, tennis, and numerous other outdoor activities including over 30 miles of hiking and biking trails that you can enjoy and explore.
If you love to travel or need to travel for work, Charlotte Douglas International Airport is approximately 30 minutes away and offers easy access to national and international destinations. If you enjoy fun and adventure, you’ll relish the opportunity to discover some of the most amazing local and state parks, botanical gardens, and museums in the area.
Residents of Sherrills Ford enjoy direct northern access to Lake Norman and all the excellent amenities it offers, including fishing, hiking, and boating. Residents also enjoy a variety of area attractions including the NASCAR Hall of Fame, as well as the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art, Levine Museum of the New South, the Charlotte Nature Museum, and the Billy Graham Library.