Swan Lake, Sumter, SC

Swan Lake Neighborhood Guide Sumter, SC


Swan Lake in Sumter, South Carolina is a picturesque neighborhood located near the heart of the city. It is nestled around Swan Lake Iris Gardens, the city's premier icon and home to all eight known species of swans. The area is well connected with major roads including the U.S Route 15 and Route 76. This serene and family-friendly neighborhood is also close to the Shaw Air Force Base, one of the largest military facilities in the nation.

What You Will Love About Swan Lake, Sumter, South Carolina

  • Swan Lake neighborhood offers an excellent balance of rural ambiance and city amenities.
  • It's an ideal locale for nature enthusiasts, with direct access to Swan Lake Iris Gardens where residents can enjoy walking trails, picnic areas, and beautiful annual flower displays.
  • Swan Lake neighborhood's proximity to central Sumter allows for easy access to shopping, schools, healthcare facilities, and the arts.

What's Nearby

Swan Lake neighborhood is within a short driving distance to downtown Sumter, known for its historic opera house, local shops, and dining experiences. Sumter County Museum, Patriot Park, and Sumter Gallery of Art are also nearby, enriching the cultural sphere of the area. With the University of South Carolina Sumter campus close by, educational opportunities abound.


Life in and around Swan Lake neighborhood is relaxed and serene, with a strong sense of community. Residents enjoy outdoor activities afforded by the gardens and nearby parks, as well as cultural events in downtown Sumter. The presence of Shaw Air Force Base nearby also adds a unique blend of military families into the community, providing diversity and stability.

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Explore the Neighborhood

There are 35 restaurants, 10 grocery stores, and 7 parks within a mile of the Swan Lake neighborhood.

    Food Lion

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.5 miles

    493 N Guignard Dr

    The Farm Store

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Farmers Market, Grocery Store

    0.9 miles

    584 Bultman Dr

    Walmart Grocery Pickup & Delivery

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.9 miles

    615 Bultman Dr


    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    1.2 miles

    829 Broad St

    Piggly Wiggly

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    1.4 miles

    1011 Broad St

Swan Lake Apartments and Rentals

17 Rental properties in Swan Lake, Sumter, SC.

  • 113 Willow Dr property


    113 Willow Dr

    2 Beds • 2 Baths

    900 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • 111 Willow Dr property


    111 Willow Dr

    3 Beds • 2 Baths

    1050 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • 11 Burns Dr #B property


    11 Burns Dr #B

    1 Bed • 1 Bath

    900 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • 22 Buttercup St property


    22 Buttercup St

    2 Beds • 1 Bath

    794 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • 115 Adams Ave property


    115 Adams Ave

    4 Beds • 2 Baths

    2914 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • 26 Corbett St property


    26 Corbett St

    3 Beds • 1 Bath

    1 Unit Available

Cost of Living

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Swan Lake Demographics

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Swan Lake Reviews

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Swan Lake Transportation

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Train Stop

6 Dingle St

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Swan Lake Schools

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