Lake Wylie


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What historic Native American trail lies beneath the U.S. National Whitewater Center?

Date: 8/18/2017

And while other routes sprang up along the Catawba, the ford actually remained in use until 1914 when the river was damned to create Lake Wylie, raising the water by 20 feet. Today, on one of the center’s canopy tours, you can explore the area that was

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Not so fast on those 178 homes in Lake Wylie. They’re on hold. But for how long?

Rock Hill Herald

Date: 8/17/2017 5:24:00 PM

For folks wanting to tap the breaks on residential growth, a 3-2 vote Monday night was a win for Lake Wylie. But one elected official is concerned the decision was ever that close. “We were one vote away from a decision that conflicts with Council’s

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McQueens celebrate 50 years of marriage


Date: 8/17/2017 10:18:00 AM

The couple has two children, Brad and Katie McQueen of Indianapolis, and Brad and Melissa (McQueen) Coverdale of Lake Wylie, South Carolina. They have six grandchildren. Rick and Mary met in 1964 while attending Indiana University. They are enjoying

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The Arbors at Ft. Mill

Date: 8/16/2017 8:51:00 PM

Mill features luxury apartment homes in a gorgeous setting. Enjoy nearby Lake Wylie and Windjammer Beach Park, or hop on the conveniently-located I-77 and take the 15-minute drive into downtown Charlotte for shopping, dining, and sight-seeing. Back home at

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April trial set for man charged with killing girlfriend in Fox Lake


Date: 8/16/2017 6:31:00 PM

Dixon’s husband, Shundale Dixon, of Lake Wylie, South Carolina, filed the civil case on Aug. 9 in Dodge County Circuit Court. A motion hearing in the case is scheduled for Aug. 21. Stanley Johnson, father of Sesalie Dixon, filed a wrongful death case

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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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