About This Place
Lake Wylie is a census-designated place (CDP) in York County, South Carolina, United States. The population was 3,061 at the 2000 census. Lake Wylie is located on a peninsula along the shore of Lake Wylie, a reservoir that was named for Dr. W. Gil Wylie in 1960.
Lake Wylie is located on a peninsula along the shore of Lake Wylie, at 35°6′22″N 81°3′25″W / 35.10611°N 81.05694°W / 35.10611; -81.05694 (35.105973, -81.056978).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 4.7 square miles (12.3 km²), of which, 3.5 square miles (9.0 km²) of it is land and 1.3 square miles (3.3 km²) of it (26.58%) is water.