Lake Lure, Rutherford County, North Carolina

Lake Lure: Town in North Carolina

About

Lake Lure is a town located in the county of Rutherford in the U.S. state of North Carolina. Its population at the 2010 census was 1,192 and a population density of 32 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 1,153 inhabitants.

The town was created 95 years ago in 1926.

Quick Facts about Lake Lure

Population : 1,153 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : North Carolina (United States)
County : Rutherford County
Postal code : 28746
Phone Area Codes : 828
Area : 37.78 km2
Altitude : 1,125 feet / 343 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1927 (95 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 16:15:53 (28th November 2022)
Density : 31 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -3.38% (2010-2020)

Geography

Lake Lure is located at 35°25'40"N 82°12'17"W (35.4279000, -82.2048300).

Lake Lure map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Lake Lure decreased by 3.38% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 1,192 - census
2011 1,162 -2.58% estimation process
2012 1,160 -0.17% estimation process
2013 1,154 -0.52% estimation process
2014 1,150 -0.35% estimation process
2015 1,148 -0.17% estimation process
2016 1,142 -0.53% estimation process
2017 1,145 0.26% estimation process
2018 1,150 0.43% estimation process
2019 1,154 0.35% estimation process
2020 1,153 -0.09% estimation process

Lake Lure zip code is 28746. County name: Rutherford, County fips: 37161

Lake Lure, Lake Lure Village

Schools in Lake Lure

College & universities near Lake Lure, NC

Code Name City ZIP
198039 Blue Ridge Community College Flat Rock (NC) 28731-4728
199032 Montreat College Montreat (NC) 28757-1267
198710 Isothermal Community College Spindale (NC) 28160-0804
199865 Warren Wilson College Swannanoa (NC) 28778-2099
198923 McDowell Technical Community College Marion (NC) 28752-8728

Stations (4)

Amtrak & bus stations near Lake Lure, NC

Code Name Address Type
SPB Spartanburg 290 Magnolia St RAIL
GRV Greenville 1120 West Washington Street RAIL
GAS Gastonia 350 Hancock Street RAIL
CSN Clemson Calhoun Memorial Hwy and College Ave. RAIL

Post offices near Lake Lure

Post Office Name City ZIP
Lake Lur Post Office Lake Lure (NC) 28746

Other cities in Rutherford County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Rutherford County , NC.

City Name Population Title
Forest City 7,138 Town in Rutherford County, North Carolina, United States
Spindale 4,175 City in Rutherford County, North Carolina, United States of America
Rutherfordton 4,090 Town in Rutherford County, North Carolina, United States
Ellenboro 830 Human settlement in Rutherford County, North Carolina, United States of America
Ruth 400 Town in North Carolina, United States
Bostic 379 Human settlement in Rutherford County, North Carolina, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Lake Lure distances to largest North Carolina cities