Lake Waccamaw Columbus County, North Carolina

Lake Waccamaw: Town in Columbus County, North Carolina, United States

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Location of Lake Waccamaw on North Carolina map.


Lake Waccamaw is a town located in the county of Columbus in the U.S. state of North Carolina. Its population at the 2010 census was 1,480 and a population density of 206 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 1,392 inhabitants.

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Lake Waccamaw is located at 34°19'9"N 78°30'0"W (34.3190600, -78.5000100).

Lake Waccamaw map


Lake Waccamaw forecast: A chance of rain showers after 8am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 30%. more

Lake Waccamaw Quick Facts

Population : 1,392 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : North Carolina (United States)
County : Columbus County
Postal code : 28450
Phone Area Codes : 910
Area : 7.17 km2
Altitude : 59 feet / 18 meters
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 09:58:26 (22nd October 2021)
Density : 194 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -6.32% (2010-2020)
Weather : 78℉ Chance Rain Showers 7-days weather


According to census records, the population of Lake Waccamaw decreased by 6.32% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 1,480 - census
2011 1,445 -2.42% estimation process
2012 1,456 0.76% estimation process
2013 1,461 0.34% estimation process
2014 1,453 -0.55% estimation process
2015 1,453 0% estimation process
2016 1,413 -2.83% estimation process
2017 1,421 0.56% estimation process
2018 1,409 -0.85% estimation process
2019 1,400 -0.64% estimation process
2020 1,392 -0.57% estimation process

Lake Waccamaw zip code is 28450. County name: Columbus, County fips: 37047

Flemington, Lake Waccamaw

Local Places in Lake Waccamaw

1 Lake Waccamaw Town Hall

Address: 205 Flemington Dr, Lake Waccamaw, NC 28450 ➦ Show Map

☎ +19106463700 🔗 Url

People born in Lake Waccamaw (1)

Jeanette Dwyer was born in Lake Waccamaw

Schools in Lake Waccamaw

College & universities near Lake Waccamaw, NC

Code Name City ZIP
199722 Southeastern Community College Whiteville (NC) 28472-5422
198084 Brunswick Community College Bolivia (NC) 28422-9021
198011 Bladen Community College Dublin (NC) 28332
198154 Cape Fear Community College Wilmington (NC) 28401-3910

Stations (5)

Amtrak & bus stations near Lake Waccamaw, NC

Code Name Address Type
WMN Wilmington, NC 505 Cando St BUS
DIL Dillon 100 North Railroad Avenue RAIL
FAY Fayetteville 472 Hay Street RAIL
JNC Jacksonville, NC 850 New Bridge Street BUS
FLO Florence 805 East Day Street RAIL

Post offices near Lake Waccamaw

Post Office Name City ZIP
Lake Waccamaw Post Office Lake Waccamaw (NC) 28450
Bolton Post Office Bolton (NC) 28423
Hallsbor Post Office Hallsboro (NC) 28442
Council Post Office Council (NC) 28434
Brunswick Post Office Brunswick (NC) 28424

Other places with the same name (1)

Other cities in Columbus County

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

City Name Population Title
Whiteville 5,242 City in North Carolina
Tabor City 3,893 Town of the United States
Pine Level 2,080 Human settlement in Johnston County, North Carolina, United States of America
Chadbourn 1,699 City in Columbus County, North Carolina, United States of America
Broadway 1,295 Town in North Carolina, United States
Brunswick 996 Town in North Carolina
Fair Bluff 879 Town in Columbus County, North Carolina, United States
Bolton 632 Town in Columbus County, North Carolina, United States
Sandyfield 415 Human settlement in Columbus County, North Carolina, United States of America
Cerro Gordo 195 Town of the United States
Boardman 152 Human settlement in Columbus County, North Carolina, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Lake Waccamaw distances to largest North Carolina cities