Please be advised that while our staff continues to work normal operating hours, the Town Hall is temporarily closed to walk-in customers due to recent COVID-19 exposures. This action is being taken in an effort to protect and care for those who work with us and the public.

We are requesting that payments be placed in the drop box at the end of the Town Hall driveway (elevated gray box next to the street facing Flemington Drive). If you have questions or need service, please do not hesitate to call us at 910-646-3700 and we will make an appointment to meet with you if needed.

We apologize for the inconvenience.

Damon Kempski, Town Manager

NCDHHS COVID-19 Vaccine Help Center

The newly expanded NCDHHS COVID-19 vaccine help center can be reached at 888-675-4567 Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m., and on Saturday and Sunday from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. Callers can get help with general COVID-19 vaccine questions, information on eligibility groups, clinical questions about the vaccine, how to find vaccine locations, and transportation services. The COVID-19 vaccine help center supports English and Spanish calls, and TTY. Callers will be able to select call back assistance where they receive a call when agents are available instead of waiting in line for an agent. The language line will be available for all other languages needed.

This vaccine location search tool lets North Carolinians enter their ZIP code or current location to find nearby vaccine providers. The Find a Vaccine Location tool will be updated regularly with the latest available data. Users should contact vaccine providers directly to confirm availability and schedule appointments. Vaccine supplies remain very low, and people eligible to be vaccinated may have to wait for an appointment.

Find My Group:

Last week, NCDHHS launched an online tool to help North Carolinians know when they will be eligible to get their vaccine. Find My Vaccine Group walks users through a series of questions to determine which vaccine group they are in. People can also sign up to be notified when their group is active. North Carolina is currently vaccinating health care workers, long-term care staff and residents, and people age 65 and older (Groups 1 and 2).


In order to keep our citizens informed of public notifications, we are offering an automated calling system that will alert participants by phone, text or email.  This system will be utilized for emergency alerts as well as events that may be of importance to all.  By submitting the form below you will be placed on the call list immediately.  We hope this will benefit the citizens and guest of Lake Waccamaw.

On what would have been his 100 Birthday, John A. McNeill was honored with the naming of the The Bohemian Girl Scenic Bridge. (Named after Sam Potts’ tour boat on Lake Waccamaw in 1905)

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The Town of Lake Waccamaw is….

a small southern community located on the shores of the largest natural fresh water lake in North Carolina.

The Town

Established 1911.

The Town

Area – 3.5 square miles
Country United States
State North Carolina
County Columbus
Elevation 59 ft (18 m)

The People

Friendly and Warm

The People

Population – 1484
Males: 700 (47.2%)
Females: 784 (52.8%)
Median resident age: 50.4 years

The Lake

A Natural Prehistoric Lake

The Lake

Lake Waccamaw, located in southeastern North Carolina. There is fourteen miles of shoreline and covers nine thousand acres.

The Wildlife

Abundant Wildlife


The Lake wildlife has Fish, Mammals, Birds, Reptiles, Amphibians and more!

A traveler in 1733, upon seeing Lake Waccamaw, stated ,  “This is the pleasantest place that I ever saw in my life”.


2017-2022 Parks, Recreation and Open Space Master Plan