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Northlake, South Carolina
Location of Northlake, South Carolina
Location of Northlake, South Carolina
Country United States
State South Carolina
County Anderson
 • Total 5.2 sq mi (13.4 km2)
 • Land 4.1 sq mi (10.7 km2)
 • Water 1.0 sq mi (2.7 km2)
656 ft (200 m)
 • Total 3,745
 • Density 907/sq mi (350.3/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code 45-51180
GNIS feature ID 1867527

Northlake is a census-designated place (CDP) in Anderson County, South Carolina, United States. The population was 3,745 at the 2010 census.


Northlake is a suburban area located in central Anderson County at 34°33′46″N 82°41′25″W / 34.56278°N 82.69028°W / 34.56278; -82.69028 (34.562912, -82.690145), bordering the north side of Anderson, the county seat. The CDP on both sides of an arm of Lake Hartwell, a large reservoir and recreation area. Interstate 85 forms the northern boundary of the CDP, leading northeast 27 miles (43 km) to Greenville and southwest 120 miles (190 km) to Atlanta. Exits 19 (U.S. Route 76) and 21 (U.S. Route 178) serve the community.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 5.2 square miles (13.4 km2), of which 4.1 square miles (10.7 km2) is land and 1.0 square mile (2.7 km2), or 20.42%, is water. Darwin Wright Park, a City of Anderson recreation area, provides access within the CDP to Lake Hartwell on its arm formed by Six and Twenty Creek.


2020 census

Northlake racial composition
Race Num. Perc.
White (non-Hispanic) 3,121 81.74%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic) 366 9.59%
Native American 3 0.08%
Asian 87 2.28%
Pacific Islander 2 0.05%
Other/Mixed 143 3.75%
Hispanic or Latino 96 2.51%

As of the 2020 United States census, there were 3,818 people, 1,530 households, and 1,085 families residing in the CDP.

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