Lake Moultrie

Lake Moultrie is a large man-made lake in South Carolina, covering more than 60,000 acres. It was created in the 1940s by the South Carolina Public Service Authority as part of a flood control and hydroelectric power project. The lake is named after Governor William Moultrie.


Lake Moultrie is the third-largest lake in South Carolina and offers a variety of recreational opportunities, including fishing, boating, swimming, and camping. The lake is home to a large population of fish, including largemouth bass, striped bass, crappie, and catfish. There are also several marinas and campgrounds located on the lake.

Here are some details and facts about Lake Moultrie:

  • Location: Berkeley County, South Carolina
  • Surface area: 60,400 acres (243 km²)
  • Shoreline length: 210 miles (338 km)
  • Average depth: 18.7 feet (5.7 m)
  • Maximum depth: 75.47 feet (23.00 m)
  • Created: 1942


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