|Lake View, South Carolina|
Location of Lake View in
Lake View is located at (34.340706, -79.167805).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.7 square miles (4.4 km2), all of it land. The town sits along SC 9, a primary route to Myrtle Beach. During hurricane evacuations and peak tourist season, the two-lane highway often becomes heavily congested.
The Town of Lake View was originated as Ford's Mill, and the name was changed to Page's Mill in 1870. The town was officially incorporated as Page's Mill in 1907, and the citizens voted to change its name to Lake View in 1916.