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Map of the Lynches River Basin

 

 

 

Basin Facts and Figures

The Lynches River Basin (hydrologic unit 03040202) is located in Lancaster, Chesterfield, Kershaw, Lee, Darlington, Sumter, Florence, and Williamsburg Counties, and encompasses 1,412.3 square miles with geographic regions that extend from the Piedmont to the Sandhills, and to the Upper and Lower Coastal Plains.  The Lynches River Basin encompasses 7 watersheds and 903,879 acres, of which 38.5% is agricultural land, 33.4% is forested land, 20.1% is forested wetland (swamp), 5.4% is urban land, 2.0% is scrub/shrub land, 0.3% is water, 0.2% is nonforested wetland (marsh), and 0.1% is barren land.  The urban land percentage is comprised chiefly of the City of Lake City. 

This predominantly rural area has approximately 1,807 stream miles and 1,310 acres of lake waters.  The Lynches River originates in North Carolina and accepts drainage from the Little Lynches River, Sparrow Swamp, and Lake Swamp before draining into the Great Pee Dee River. 

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Lynches River Basin - Watershed Unit Index Map
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Lynches River  03040202-01
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Little Lynches River 03040202-02
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Lynches River  03040202-03
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Sparrow Swamp  03040202-04
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Lynches River  03040202-05
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Lake Swamp  03040202-06
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Lynches River  03040202-07
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Bureau of Water . Phone: (803) 898-4300 . Fax: (803) 898-3795 . Contact Us