About the Community

Hyco Lake, actually a reservoir, was constructed in the early 1960’s by Carolina Power and Light Company, now Duke Energy Progress. North Hyco Creek, South Hyco Creek and Cobbs Creek are all tributaries that along with the Hyco river, keep the reservoir filled, creating a beautiful recreational waterway for residents and visitors alike.Over 1,500 homes have been constructed around Hyco Lake with about 800 being occupied year round. The lake flows in and around the municipalities of Semora and Leasburg, and the city of Roxboro, NC is located about ten miles east of the lake.Hyco Lake isthe area’s main destination for fishing, boating, water skiing, wake boarding, and recreation and the larger of Person County’s two lakes.

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Hyco Lake Office

8377 Semora Road

Semora, NC 27343