Lake Hartwell

Lake Hartwell

Where Splendid Lakeside Living and Luxury Converge.

Welcome to Lake Hartwell

Immerse yourself in an expansive aquatic wonderland that marries exhilarating water-based activities with the serenity of nature. Lake Hartwell is more than just a massive lake; it's an all-encompassing realm where recreation, relaxation, and refined living coexist harmoniously. Whether you're casting a line to reel in the catch of the day or skimming across the water on a jet ski, this dazzling locale offers a broad spectrum of fun-filled opportunities that cater to all tastes and ages.

What to Love

  • Expansive water vistas beckon you.
  • Residences that epitomize luxurious lakefront living.
  • The quintessential lake lifestyle realized.

Local Lifestyle

Visualize a life where your weekends are dedicated to sailing over crystalline waters or perhaps hosting an intimate lakeside barbecue with family and friends. In Lake Hartwell, the lake isn't just a backdrop; it's a pivotal part of everyday life. Whether it's a serene paddle at dawn or an energetic afternoon of water sports, every activity is a brushstroke in the art of opulent living by the lake.

Dining and Entertainment

For the nautically inclined, Clemson Marina provides more than just docking spaces; it's a hub for lake lovers. The marina is outfitted with plush amenities, from picnic areas to state-of-the-art docking facilities, all framed by lush greenery and sparkling water views. It's not merely a marina; it's an experience that heightens your every sense.
Another jewel in Lake Hartwell’s crown is Portman Marina. Whether you're an accomplished sailor or a curious visitor, the marina opens a world of possibilities. From its top-tier boat rentals to its inviting restaurant, the location is a one-stop shop for luxury and leisure, combining aquatic adventure with culinary delight.

Things to Do

If you're a fan of competitive fishing, the Bassmaster Classic is an institution you absolutely can’t miss. Bringing together top anglers from across the nation, the atmosphere is electrifying, providing an unparalleled spectator experience that goes beyond just the hooks and reels.
For nature aficionados, Lake Hartwell State Park offers more than your usual stroll in the woods. It's a natural paradise that accommodates a myriad of outdoor activities, from hiking to bird-watching, all set against the majestic backdrop of the lake. It's an essential destination that enriches your Lake Hartwell living experience.
Lake Hartwell is more than just a place to live; it's a lifestyle statement that redefines lakefront luxury. Welcome to your dream realized.

Overview for Lake Hartwell, SC

28,023 people live in Lake Hartwell, where the median age is 42.3 and the average individual income is $29,074. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

42.3 years

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Around Lake Hartwell, SC

There's plenty to do around Lake Hartwell, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Mac Smith's Country Store, Foobar'd Bar & Grille, and Scrooge's Spirits.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 4.96 miles 14 reviews 4.9/5 stars
Dining 2.53 miles 19 reviews 4.8/5 stars
Dining · $$ 3.29 miles 4 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $$ 3.29 miles 41 reviews 4.7/5 stars
Dining 3.07 miles 21 reviews 4.7/5 stars
Dining · $ 3.07 miles 153 reviews 4.7/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Lake Hartwell, SC

Lake Hartwell has 12,254 households, with an average household size of 2.28. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Lake Hartwell do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 28,023 people call Lake Hartwell home. The population density is 597.08 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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48.46 / 51.54%

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Schools in Lake Hartwell, SC

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The following schools are within or nearby Lake Hartwell. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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West Anderson Christian Academy
PreK - K
No rating available
Oakwood Christian School
K - 12th
No rating available
9th - 12th
Anderson Institute of Technology
9th - 12th
No rating available
K - 5th
9th - 12th
Centerville Elementary
K - 5th
Whitehall Elementary
PreK - 5th
Temple Christian Academy
K - 12th
No rating available

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