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  • Lake Waccamaw is a unique fresh water lake located in Columbus County in North Carolina. The lake is oval in shape and measures roughly 5.2 by 3.5 miles (5.6 km) with an average depth of 7.5 feet (...

  • Lake Phelps in North Carolina is a big, fresh water lake, some 5 miles across, with an average depth of 4 feet. The water is notably clear. Most of the bottom is white sand. The shoreline of Lake Phel...
  • 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. Duk...
  • White Lake is a town in Bladen County, North Carolina, United States. The population was 529 at the 2000 census....
  • Randleman Lake is a reservoir on the Deep River in Randolph and Guilford Counties in central North Carolina, extending from just northwest of Randleman to east of High Point. The lake was created in 2...
  • Mountain Island Lake was created in 1924 to coincide with the building of Mountain Island Hydroelectric Station. It is named after the mountain which appears as an island in the lake. Full pond elevat...
  • Mayo Lake is a reservoir located in northeastern Person County, North Carolina. Boating entrance, walking trails, swimming access, picnic and camp site areas (collectively known as Mayo Park) are acce...
  • In 1890, E.H. Jennings came to Transylvania County, North Carolina from Pennsylvania and established serval businesses, one of which was the Toxaway Company. Lake Toxaway was filled originally in 1902...
  • Lake Tillery is a reservoir between Badin Lake and Blewitt Falls Lake in the Uwharrie Lakes Region of North Carolina. It is entirely within Stanly County and Montgomery County, NC. The lake was create...
  • It is fed by the Catawba River and drains water into Mountain Island Lake in the south. It was named after former Duke Power president Norman Cocke. Lake Norman is sometimes referred to as the 'inland...
  • In 1902, Dr. Lucius B. Morse and his brothers Hiram and Asahel purchased 64 acres (0.26 km2) around Chimney Rock (within present-day Chimney Rock State Park) for $5,000. They later acquired enough lan...
  • Lake James is a large reservoir in the mountains of Western North Carolina which straddles the border between Burke and McDowell Counties. It is named for tobacco tycoon and benefactor of Duke Univers...
  • Lake Gaston is a hydroelectric reservoir in east United States of America. Part of the lake is in the North Carolina counties of Halifax, Northampton, and Warren. The part extending into Virginia lies...
  • Kerr Lake (officially John H. Kerr Reservoir, also known as Bugg's Island Lake) is a reservoir along the border of the U.S. states of North Carolina and Virginia created by the John H. Kerr Dam. The d...
  • B. Everett Jordan Lake is a reservoir located west of Raleigh and south of Durham in Chatham County, North Carolina, in the United States of America. The northernmost end of the lake actually reaches ...
  • Hyco Lake is a reservoir in Person and Caswell counties, North Carolina. It is the area's main destination for fishing, boating, water skiing, wake boarding, and recreation and is the larger of Person...
  • High Rock Lake is the northernmost of the Uwharrie Lakes and the second largest lake in North Carolina behind Lake Norman. Its water surface covers 15,180 acres (61 km2) and there are 365 miles (587 k...
  • Falls Lake is a 12,410 acre (50 km²) reservoir located in Durham, Wake, and Granville counties in North Carolina, USA. Falls Lake extends 28 miles (45 km) up the Neuse River to its source at the conf...
  • Blewett Falls Lake (sometimes spelled incorrectly as Blewitt Falls Lake) is a reservoir located in Anson County and Richmond County in North Carolina. No bridges span the lake. It is a major lake in t...
  • Badin Lake is one of a series of lakes created by the damming of the Yadkin-Pee Dee River in the Uwharrie Lakes Region of the United States. It was created in 1917 by the Aluminum Company of America. ...
  • The Singletary Lake area was settled by colonists under the leadership of Richard Singletary who received a grant for land in Bladen County from the government of the Province of North Carolina in 172...
  • Singletary Lake, surrounded by Singletary Lake State Park in Bladen County, North Carolina in the United States, is one of a series of Carolina bay lakes that stretch from New Jersey to Florida along ...
  • Lake Mattamuskeet is the largest natural lake in North Carolina. It is a shallow coastal lake, averaging 2-3 feet in depth, and stretches 18 miles (29 km) long and 7 miles (11 km) wide. Lake Mattam...

  • Jones Lake State Park is a North Carolina state park in Bladen County, North Carolina in the United States in near Elizabethtown. It covers 2,208 acres (9 km²) and includes the Carolina bay lakes of ...
  • Harris Lake is located just outside of Downtown Highlands, North Carolina. It is a popular spot for fishing and picnicking. Harris Lake is home to many geese, swans and ducks....
  • Lake Chatuge is a man-made reservoir created by the Chatuge Dam which finished construction in 1942....
  • The Bladen Lake Group is a lake group located in southeastern North Carolina. Some people believe that these lakes were created by meteorites that showered this area. There are several lakes included ...