Lake Wylie Information



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General Info

  • Man-made lake, part of the Catawba River chain, operated by Duke Energy

  • Initially dammed in 1904, expanded in 1924

  • 13,400 acres

  • 325 miles of shoreline

  • Located in 2 states and 3 counties

    • York County, SC

    • Mecklenburg County, NC

    • Gaston County, NC

  • Lake levels are managed by Duke Energy and generally do not fluctuate over 6%. The lake can be enjoyed year-round.


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