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The Area

Oconee County


Located in the foothills of Upstate South Carolina, Lake Keowee has a surface area of 17,660 acres, is 29 miles long, with 388 miles of shoreline at full pond at an elevation of 800 feet. This pristine lake has become home to many, offering a lifestyle that promotes activity, interaction, and a sense of peace.

Lake Access

  1. Keowee
  2. Hartwell


Farmers Markets/Local Farms



Greenville’s downtown, less than an hour from Lake Keowee, has long been one of the Upstate’s most popular destinations for shopping, dining and entertainment, and over the past few years, has amassed a multitude of accolades and awards from national publications. Livability recently ranked it one of the Top 10 Best Downtowns in the country, and The New York Times called Greenville “a national model for a pedestrian-friendly city center.”

Greenville has focused on creating a vibrant downtown that is authentic, sustainable and most importantly, for people. With wide sidewalks, outdoor plazas and street-side dining, downtown Greenville offers a pedestrian-friendly atmosphere that has been compared to that of a European city.

Find the finest entertainment venues throughout the city. From the Fenway-inspired Fluor Field to Bon Secour Wellness arena, Greenville hosts national sports competitions and entertainers.