Lake Murray, located in the Midlands of
South Carolina, offers seventy-eight square
miles of recreation, elegant homes,
inspirational sunsets, and lazy summer days.
At 41 miles long and 14 miles wide at its
widest point, Lake Murray covers an area of
78 square miles with 649 miles of shoreline.
Initially constructed in the 1930's as a
hydroelectric generating facility, Lake
Murray has become a major recreational
destination in central South Carolina.
Bordering Lexington, Chapin and Irmo & only
a short drive from Columbia, Lake Murray is
enjoyed by thousands of people every week.
Not only is Lake Murray a skiing, boating
and swimming paradise, it also has some of
the best fishing in the nation and is the
site of numerous local, SC and national
fishing tournaments held each year. Lake
Murray is also the home of some of the most
majestic wildlife in South Carolina,
including the Great Blue Heron, the Striped
Bass, and millions of migrating Purple