Lake Marion, South Carolina

South Carolina Lake Marion Lake Marion and Lake Moultrie were created in the early 1940s by the Santee Cooper Project. Lake Marion covers about 110,000 acres of land in five SC counties: Berkeley County, Calhoun County, Clarendon County, Orangeburg County, and Sumter County. It is named for Revolutionary War hero General Francis Marion, also known as the Swampfox. Both lakes are famous for their populations of landlocked striped bass.

Because it is so large, you will want to explore our guides to the many towns that surround Lake Marion. On this page, however, you can find out about the area as a whole – its history, its landmarks, what it offers for fun. You can also locate Lake Marion maps, current lake levels, and more.

Things to Do at Lake Marion

Recreation at Lake Marion

Living at Lake Marion

History of Lake Marion, Genealogy

Maps of Lake Marion, Transportation

Lake Marion Government

Towns on Lake Marion

Lake Marion Towns and Places


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