Lake Greenwood

SOUTH CAROLINA


Lake Level
436.27 FEET
12/14/2017
Full Pool: 440.0
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Recreational Property at Weiss Lake

Roger Griffeth

Date: 12/10/2017

Weiss Lake has a lot of property that touches the shoreline in Cherokee County. Are there restrictions on the use of this property? Who controls the land mass around the lake? When do you need a permit? All these questions are answered in my latest blog: "Weiss Lake Recreational Property"

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Weiss Lake is Getting a Face Lift

Cathy Griffeth

Date: 11/18/2017

Weiss Lake is getting a face lift. Read my blog at LakeWeissAlabama.com Real Estate

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Water Resources Outlook (November 2017)

National Weather Service

Date: 11/16/2017

Water Resources Outlook (November

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Pelicans At Weiss Lake

Cathy Griffeth

Date: 11/14/2017

Pelicans arrive at Weiss Lake, by LakeWeissAlabama.com Real Estate Services. Take a minute to view the amazing video of American Pelicans stopping for a snack at Weiss Lake. Pelicans at Weiss

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Water Resources Outlook (October 2017)

National Weather Service

Date: 10/24/2017

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• River: Saluda River
• Length: 212 Miles
• Surface Area: 11,400 Acres
• Average Depth: 22 Feet
• Maximum Depth: 69 feet
• Length: 20 Miles
Lake Greenwood is one of South Carolina's most popular lakes. It is located between the city of Greenwood and Sumpter National Forest in the midlands portion of South Carolina. The lake is owned by Greenwood County and, as of 2015, the powerhouse and dam are managed by the Santee Cooper electric co-operative.

There is very little undeveloped land around Lake Greenwood, approximately 75% of the shoreline is privately-owned. There is much variety in age and value of the homes around the lake. With it being one of the most affordable lakes in South Carolina, Lake Greenwood is a wonderful area to look for your lake house!

Greenwood County Lake Management Department
600 Monument Street Ste #19
Greenwood, SC 29646
Telephone: 864-942-8560
Fax: 864-942-3141

The Greenwood County Lake Management Department is responsible for the following services to Lake Greenwood and the community:

  • Issuing permits for lake encroachments

  • registration of encroachments

  • camping registrations on Goat Island

  • lake upkeep

  • larvicide application

  • herbicide application

  • compliance to the FERC license

  • shoreline management

  • inspection of lake encroachments


Although Lake Greenwood lies on the three counties of Laurens, Greenwood, and Newberry, the lake is owned by Greenwood county. Therefore, the Greenwood County Lake Mgmt Dept manages the entire lake.

Lake Greenwood has an excellent bass and crappie fishery. It also offers a good population of striped bass, and the perfect place to catch them is below the dam. Duke Energy has provided several boat ramps below the dam on both sides of the river and paved parking areas. Please see our fishing page for additional information.


This information is courtesy of:
Greenwood County Lake Mgmt Dept


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