Thurmond Lake

South Carolina

$21MTotal Value
Thurmond Lake, South Carolina

Also known by the name Clarks Hill Lake, Thurmond Lake real estate is considered a top ten market for lake homes and lake lots in South Carolina.

There are typically 110 lake homes for sale on Thurmond Lake at any given time. The lake will usually have 300 or so lake lots and land for sale.

Thurmond Lake homes for sale have an average list price of $269,000, with many great homes at higher and lower prices. This lake is one of South Carolina's largest lakes, and has a shoreline of 1,200 miles.

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  • 1,200Mi. of Shoreline
  • 36Avg. Depth
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    State Park (Some)
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  • Dam Name
    Strom Thurmond Reservoir
  • Year Built
  • Managed By US Army Corps of Engineers
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  • Public Boat Ramps
(864) 443-3000
150 Sunset Pt 193, Yacht Club Dr
Plum Branch, SC 29845
Raysville Marina
(706) 595-5582
6584 Lincolnton Rd NE # A
Thomson, GA 30824
(864) 391-3477
101 Village Dr
McCormick, SC 29835
(800) 939-0195
4271 Old Lincolnton Rd
Appling, GA 30802
(706) 541-1380
5577 Marina Pkwy
Appling, GA 30802
Golf Courses
(706) 210-4681
470 Bartram Trail Club Dr
Evans, GA 30809
(706) 854-6960
37 Champions Pkwy
Evans, GA 30809
(706) 860-4228
777 Jones Landing Ct
Evans, GA 30809
(706) 359-4303
4711 Double Branches Rd
Lincolnton, GA 30817
(706) 595-8613
5258 Washington Rd
Thomson, GA 30824
Deerfeathers Campground
(864) 443-2384
2528 SC-283
Plum Branch, SC 29845
(864) 443-5441
1505 Chamberlains Ferry Rd
McCormick, SC 29835
4056 Petersburg Rd
Appling, GA 30802
(706) 541-0282
5886 Ridge Rd
Appling, GA 30802
(706) 541-0147
7701 Winfield Rd
Appling, GA 30802
  • Counties: Franklin County, McCormick County
  • Fish: Black Crappie, Black Crappie, Largemouth Bass, Largemouth Bass, White Crappie, White Crappie
  • Condos available (No)
  • Sailing clubs: Plum Branch Yacht Club and Augusta Sailing Club
  • Interesting facts: The third largest artificial lake east of the Mississippi river.
  • Known for: One of the top ten most visited U.S. Army Corps of Engineers lakes
  • History: Named in honor of senator Strom Thurmond
Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport
2000 GSP Dr, Greer, SC 29651
93 miles away
McCormick County Airport
362 Airport Rd, McCormick, SC 29835
15 miles away
About Thurmond Lake
Location and Access

Thurmond Lake, or Clarks Hill Lake, straddles the Georgia and South Carolina border.

This beautiful 70,000-acre lake has over 1,000 miles of shoreline and offers a great variety of activities on and off the water.

More than 100 islands are located across the lake, which extends 40 miles up the Savannah River valley and 26 miles up the Little River valley.

On and Around the Lake

Due to the large acreage of Thurmond Lake, residents can enjoy excellent boating, water skiing, swimming, fishing, hiking, and picnicking opportunities.

Thurmond Lake is home to excellent fishing opportunities. The most popular fish species found here are redbreast sunfish, striped bass, channel catfish, largemouth bass, and bluegill.

The Dorn Boating and Sportfishing Facility, the largest boat launching and sportfishing facility in the Southeastern U.S., is among the lake's amenities.

There are many campgrounds for campers who want every available comfort or those who want to rough it.

The Bussey Point Wilderness recreation area, made up of 2,500 acres located on a peninsula of the lake, has a horseback riding trail, hiking trails, and mountain biking trails.

Hospital and Airport

Three major medical centers are around Thurmond Lake. The Self Regional Family Healthcare - Savannah Lakes, Wills Memorial Hospital, and the University Hospital of McDuffie are all under 30 miles away.

Two regional airports are located close to Thurmond Lake, Augusta Regional Airport and Aiken Regional Airport. The closest International Airport to the lake area is the Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport.

City of Augusta

Augusta, Georgia is under 30 miles from the lake, making it the perfect daycation spot to explore a big city.

The Augusta Riverwalk is an accessible path in downtown Augusta and is excellent for a fun evening full of music, food, and enjoying nature.

The Augusta Museum of History and the Morris Museum of Art are excellent places to expand your knowledge and spend the day learning.

Excellent Choice for a Lake Home Property

If you are in search of a family home, a full-time retirement home, or a vacation home to enjoy the lake lifestyle, then Thurmond Lake is a great option!