Terrell is an unincorporated community in Catawba County, North Carolina, United States with an approximate population of 860. For the 2010 census, it was included within the Lake Norman of Catawba CDP.
It is located at 35°35′20.72″N 80°58′39.5″W within area code 828, ZIP code 28682, and FIPS place code 67180. It sits at an elevation of 289 m (948 ft).
The community center lies at the intersection of North Carolina Highway 150 and Sherrills Ford Road. Neighboring communities include Sherrills Ford to the north, Mooresville to the east and Denver to the southwest. It is a Lake Norman community with many lake-centric activities and businesses.