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White Lake
Bladen County, North Carolina


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Statistics & Facts

The North Carolina state capital is Raleigh.
The population of White Lake is approximately 390 (1990), 802 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 351 (2010).
The amount of land area in White Lake is 2.308 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 4.215 sq kilometers.
The distance from White Lake to Washington DC is 306 miles.
The distance to the North Carolina state capital is 82 miles. (as the crow flies)
White Lake is positioned 34.63 degrees north of the equator and 78.50 degrees west of the prime meridian.
White Lake average annual rainfall is 49.06 inches per year
White Lake average temperature is 63 degrees F.


on US Hwy 701 and NC Hwy's 41 &53, ten miles North of Elizabethtown.
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mainly flat terrain with most elevations under 120 feet above sea level. The area is known as the coastal plains area
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History & History Related Items

White Lake first began operating commercial estblishments in 1901. It was incorporated in 1951.
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The incorporation of White Lake



White Lake, North Carolina - Summer Resort Vacation Place in Southeastern North Carolina

White Lake, with about 1,200 acres is a commercial resort area. It is a very popular resort area, drawing over 200,000 tourists each summer. Water sports abound with swimming, boating, wake boarding, jet skiing and water skiing plus much more! Other non-water activities are in the area including amusement parks.

White Lake is named for its bottom of white sand. Being fed by subterranean springs, it's waters are crystal clear. There are no currents or tides and it has become known as the "Nation's Safest Beach."

White Lake Water Festival
3rd weekend in May each year.
Call 910-862-4368 for more information
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White Lake City Government

Town of White Lake
1823 White Lake Drive
White Lake, North Carolina 28337
Phone: (910) 862-4800
Fax: (910) 862-8686

White Lake Chamber

Elizabethtown-WhiteLake Area Chamber of Commerce
107 E. Broad Street
PO Box 306
Elizabethtown, NC 28337
Phone: 910-862-4368 Email

White Lake Community Events

An Annual Event held in May-June each year.
MelFest Bluegrass Festival
is a two-day acoustic bluegrass music festival. Ten bluegrass bands are scheduled to provide the best in acoustic bluegrass music. Admission is free. Spectators should bring their own chairs. The Friday program runs from 6:00 PM until 11:00 PM. The Saturday program runs from 1:00 PM until 11:00 PM. This is a family oriented event. No alcohol, coolers, or pets are allowed in the music park area. There will be ample opportunities for "parking lot picking". Professional sound engineering supplied by SoundShop Studios, Inc.

White Lake Organizations

Elizabethtown-WhiteLake Area Chamber of Commerce
107 E. Broad Street
PO Box 306
Elizabethtown, NC 28337
Phone: 910-862-4368 Email

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