Governors Island (North Carolina)

Coordinates: 35°30′04″N 80°58′10″W / 35.50111°N 80.96944°W / 35.50111; -80.96944
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Governors Island
Governors Island is located in North Carolina
Governors Island
Governors Island
Location in North Carolina
LocationWestport, North Carolina
Coordinates35°30′04″N 80°58′10″W / 35.50111°N 80.96944°W / 35.50111; -80.96944
Area0.0524 sq mi (0.136 km2)
Length.41 mi (0.66 km)
Width.13 mi (0.21 km)
Coastline1.03 mi (1.66 km)
Highest elevation765 ft (233.2 m)
Population169 (July 2010)

Governors Island is one of the few islands with permanent residents on Lake Norman, in Westport, a community in Catawba Springs Township, in Lincoln County, North Carolina, US. The island is a small, wealthy community located 20 miles northwest of Charlotte, North Carolina, and less than half a mile from mainland Westport in the piedmont of North Carolina. This community is in the Denver, North Carolina zipcode of 28037. The largest subdivision nearby to the north is SailView, a Crescent Community, also in Denver, North Carolina. The total population estimate for the island was less than 200 residents as of 2010.

This gated community is home to approximately 40 affluent homeowners.

Governors Island, Lake Norman, North Carolina