Lake Tillery

North Carolina

$38.4MTotal Value
Lake Tillery, North Carolina

Lake Tillery real estate is a top ten market for lake homes and land in North Carolina.

There are typically around 70 lake homes for sale on Lake Tillery, and 120 lots and land listings available. Lake Tillery homes for sale have an average list price of $442,000.

This lake is a mid-sized North Carolina lake and has 118 miles of shoreline. The closest major airport, Charlotte Douglas International Airport, is only 69 miles away.

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  • 118Mi. of Shoreline
  • 200Deepest Depth
  • Shoreline Borders
    State Park (Some)
    National Park (Some)
  • Dam Name
    Tillery Dam
  • Year Built
  • Managed By Duke Energy
  • Ownership
  • Acreage
  • Water Level
    Full Pool Year Round
(704) 985-3700
4849 NC-27
Mt Gilead, NC 27306
(704) 474-3800
1216 Berry Hill Dr
Norwood, NC 28128
  • Counties: Montgomery County, Stanly County
  • Fish: Black Crappie, Channel Catfish, Largemouth Bass, Striped Bass, White Bass
  • Condos available (No)
  • Notable events: Fishing tournaments (American Bass Angler)
  • Landmarks: "The Sandbar", "Swift Island Bridge"
  • Permit is not required to use the lake.
  • Jet skis are allowed.
  • Motorized boats are allowed.
  • Boating restrictions (Yes). -- Any person born on or after January 1, 1988 must successfully complete a NASBLA approved boating education course before operating any vessel propelled by a motor of 10 HP or greater (See
  • Dock restrictions (Yes). -- Must obtain permit to construct or enhance (See
(980) 323-4000
301 Yadkin St
Albemarle, NC 28001
Charlotte Douglas International Airport
5501 R C Josh Birmingham Pkwy, Charlotte, NC 28208
69 miles away
Stanly County Airport
43222 Lowder Aviation Pkwy, New London, NC 28127
15 miles away
About Lake Tillery
Spanning Two Counties

Lake Tillery is located between Falls Reservoir and Blewett Falls Lake in and within Stanly County and Montgomery County, North Carolina.

The town of Norwood is next to the lake area, and Charlotte is under 65 miles away.

The Charlotte Douglas International Airport is under 75 miles away, and the Atrium Health Stanly Hospital is around 15 miles away.

Residents can visit the nearby Delco Plaza and a variety of local restaurants, such as Lulu’s Family Restaurant.

Big and Beautiful

Spanning 5,263 acres, Lake Tillery has plenty of room for residents to explore.

The area is a favorite location for water sports and swimming. All types of watercraft are used here to enjoy water skiing, powerboating, tubing, pontooning, windsurfing, jet skiing, canoeing, and kayaking.

There are several marinas providing access for larger craft and renting small watercraft. There are also ample free boat ramps located around the lake.

Anglers looking to toss out a line will find channel catfish, striped bass, white bass, bluegill, redear sunfish, and largemouth bass.

Fun for Everyone

Those looking for excitement on the water can visit the nearby town of Norwood.

One popular attraction is Hyatt Farms Sporting Clays, where visitors can test their skills in shooting clays.

Another popular attraction is Piney Point Golf Club, where visitors can pick up some clubs and test their skills out on the green.

For big-city fun, take the short drive to Charlotte. The city is home to Carowinds Theme Park, U.S. National Whitewater Center, NASCAR Hall of Fame, Discovery Place Science, the Billy Graham Library, and many other attractions.

Fun and Exciting

Those looking for more fun in their lives will love living on Lake Tillery.