Lake Wylie


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Weddings: Raleigh Anne Blank & John William Gray

The Tennessean

Date: 9/16/2017 10:04:00 PM

The bride and groom met as campers at YMCA Camp Thunderbird on Lake Wylie, South Carolina in 1997. The two remained friends across years and miles, reconnected on the lake in May 2015 and dated long distance until Mr. Gray's proposal in the bride's San

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Historians believe unmarked graves near Lake Wylie belong to former slaves

Date: 9/16/2017 2:05:00 PM

Even the few people who knew of the cemetery that has existed for generations in southeast Gaston County have never been sure exactly who is buried there. But the collection of unmarked graves near the end of South New Hope Road has garnered more attention

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Chinese Lantern Festival lights up ‘The Wild’ side of garden

Rock Hill Herald

Date: 9/15/2017 11:38:00 AM

Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden’s new, and largest ever, exhibit brings hundreds of glowing animals from around the world to the shores of Lake Wylie. The Chinese Lantern Festival -- “The Wild” -- showcases 800 handmade life-size, and some larger than

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Riverkeeper, builder at odds over damage to Lake Wylie cove


Date: 9/13/2017 6:15:00 PM

LAKE WYLIE, S.C. - David Smith looks at the acre of woods on Lake Wylie behind his home and doesn't mince words. "All this land is just ruined,” Smith said. “It's destroyed." On Aug. 21, a construction dam surrounding a retention pond collapsed

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Jones gets first and second at Murphy Regatta

Press of Atlantic City

Date: 9/12/2017 8:06:00 PM

Murphy Jr. Memorial Regatta on Lake Lenape in Mays Landing. Jones, of Lake Wylie, South Carolina, was the winner of the Daniel J. Murphy Jr. Memorial Trophy, which is awarded each year to a racer at the Saturday and Sunday event. Jones was the overall

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• River: Catawba River
• Surface Area: 12,139 Acres
Lake Wylie is a reservoir, or man-made lake in the U.S. states of both South Carolina and North Carolina. The lake has a surface area of 13,400 acres and features 325 miles of shore line.
Lake Wylie's location on both the South Carolina and North Carolina borders makes it a common recreational destination for residents of nearby cities including Charlotte, Fort Mill, and Rock Hill. Duke Power manages six public boat access areas on the lake. There are also two towns that are located on Lake Wylie including, Tega Cay and Lake Wylie
Lake Wylie is one of eleven lakes on the Catawba River and is the second oldest lake in the Catawba River Chain, with water being moved around each lake on the chain system through Duke Power. The lake has a surface area of approximately 13,443 acres with 325 miles of shoreline, and stretches from the Mountain Island Dam, south of Mountain Island Lake in North Carolina to the Wylie Dam on the south end of the lake. The average depth of the lake is just over twenty feet.
The Catawba Nuclear Generating Station is located on the south-western part of the lake, and draws its cooling water from the lake. Allen Steam Station located on the northern part of the lake (west of Charlotte) also draws its cooling water from the lake.
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