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Lake Murray Country is a large area of South Carolina, USA; the region includes the counties of Newberry, Saluda, Lexington, and Richland. The region's focal point is Lake Murray. Lake Murray's name comes from its chief engineer William S. Murray. The Saluda Dam supplies a large portion of the power to South Carolina. The dam was the largest earthen dam in cubical content for power purposes in the world at its time of creation. Official language(s) English Capital Charleston(1670-1789) Columbia(1790-present) Largest city Columbia Largest metro area Columbia Area  Ranked 40th  - Total 34,726 sq mi (82,965 km²)  - Width 200 miles (320 km)  - Length 260 miles (420 km)  - % water 6  - Latitude 32°430N to 35°12N... Lake Murray is a lake in the U.S. state of South Carolina. ... The Saluda Dam (officially the Dreher Shoals Dam) is a hydroelectric dam located approximately 10 miles west of Columbia, South Carolina. ...

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On most natural lakes, if the end of the dock is in 4 feet of water and close to drop-offs into 8 to 12 feet, it's likely to be a good fish producer.
And stripers from the Bonneau Hatchery populate Lake Murray.
Lake Murray is a deep clear impoundment on the Saluda River just west of Columbia, S.C. It is considered one of the premier striper lakes in the country.
Enjoy incredible scuba diving and fishing on Lake Murray, SC. (539 words)
Enjoy a relaxing family vacation on Lake Murray playing on the glorious lake and islands, casting your fishing lines for bass, sailing, boating or water skiing on miles of deep blue water, or hiking and hunting along 649 miles of scenic shoreline.
Lake Murray is a 50,000–acre reservoir in the central South Carolina that offers 78 miles of boating, sailing, yachting, canoeing, kayaking, swimming, jet skiing, scuba diving, wake boarding, kneeboarding, parasailing and fishing pleasure.
Lake Murray is 41 miles long and 14 miles wide at its widest spot, offering 763 billion gallons for exciting water sports and lake adventure.
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