Lake Wylie is a vibrant and thriving waterfront community.
Lake Wylie has a comfortable small-town atmosphere with convenient proximity to Charlotte, North Carolina the regional commercial and cultural center of the Carolinas. Growing families and active retirees find Lake Wylie is indeed the perfect setting for home and business.
Lake Wylie is a 13,000-acre man-made lake with 325 miles of shoreline. It is located in York County, South Carolina, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina and Gaston County, North Carolina; and is ideally situated for both work and play. Lake Wylie is 17 miles from Charlotte and Charlotte Douglas International Airport CLT; 15 miles from Rock Hill, South Carolina which is emerging as an economic hub in Piedmont South Carolina; less than 75 miles from Columbia, South Carolina, the capital of the Palmetto State. Residents of Lake Wylie also enjoy the advantage of living a little more than a three-hour drive from the celebrated Carolina beaches and the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains.
Lake Wylie’s location, quality of life and the productive involvement of our residents have helped establish a dynamic business environment. Carefully planned infrastructure improvements and close attention to preserving the area’s natural beauty assure continued quality growth.
The Lake Wylie community offers a wide range of housing options. Elegant lakeside living, cozy wooded neighborhoods and spacious, convenient condominiums add to the feeling of a year-round resort.
The Lake Wylie community has the additional advantage of two excellent educational systems. The Clover and Fort Mill schools are among the best in the state, employing highly qualified and dedicated teachers, building outstanding learning facilities and providing students with effective resources and advanced equipment.
Recreation is an integral part of the Lake Wylie lifestyle. With 325 miles of shoreline, the lake is ideal for boating, fishing, water skiing and sailing. The temperate yet distinct seasonal changes enhance the area’s beauty and afford year-round enjoyment of outdoor pastimes including golf, tennis and bicycling.
It’s estimated that about 20,000 people live within a 5-mile radius of Lake Wylie’s main commercial district.
- Average annual temperature – 62°
- Annual precipitation – 44 inches
- Elevation: 570 feet above sea level