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

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”.

The Town of Lake Waccamaw and the East Columbus Fire District ratings of 4 officially go into effect today. It is the homeowners responsibility to notify their insurance carrier of the new rating. If you need a copy of the notification letter for your insurance company, you may copy the letter from this website or stop by Town Hall to pick one up. Please make it a point to thank Chief Gore , his wife Anne and our volunteer firefighters for a job well done.

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