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Welcome to Tega Cay ...

The city of Tega Cay is located in York County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Tega Cay has a population of 11,364 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Tega Cay.

Tega Cay is 630 feet [192 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Tega Cay lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Tega Cay is located in the (803) area code.

The ZIP code for Tega Cay: 29708<4>

Websites for Tega Cay ...

Official Website:   www.tegacaysc.org/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.yorkcountychamber.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Tega Cay had an population of 11,364 people. This is an increase of 49.13% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 181.01% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Tega Cay had a population of 7,620 people. This makes Tega Cay the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Tega Cay represents 0.16% of the population of South Carolina (which has 4,625,364 people), making it the state's 49th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 7,620 people, the population of Tega Cay increased 88.43% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 4,044 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Tega Cay.

Communities near Tega Cay ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Tega Cay.

  • Charlotte [Mecklenburg County]
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    • Charlotte [Mecklenburg County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Tega Cay
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 900,350 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Charlotte
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Charlotte<6>
  • Gastonia [Gaston County]
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    • Gastonia [Gaston County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Tega Cay
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 77,640 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gastonia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gastonia<6>
  • Rock Hill [York County]
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    • Rock Hill [York County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the south of Tega Cay
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 76,318 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rock Hill
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rock Hill<6>
  • Matthews [Mecklenburg County]
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    • Matthews [Mecklenburg County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Tega Cay
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 33,718 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Matthews
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Matthews<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Waxhaw [Union County]
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      • Waxhaw [Union County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Tega Cay
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,987 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waxhaw<6>
    • Mount Holly [Gaston County]
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      • Mount Holly [Gaston County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Tega Cay
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,415 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Holly have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Holly
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Holly<6>
    • Belmont [Gaston County]
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      • Belmont [Gaston County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Tega Cay
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,622 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Belmont have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belmont
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Belmont<6>
    • Weddington [Mecklenburg County]
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      • Weddington [Mecklenburg County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of Tega Cay
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,389 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Weddington have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Weddington
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Weddington<6>
    • Wesley Chapel [Union County]
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      • Wesley Chapel [Union County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Tega Cay
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,476 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wesley Chapel have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wesley Chapel
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wesley Chapel<6>
    • Pineville [Mecklenburg County]
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      • Pineville [Mecklenburg County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Tega Cay
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,185 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pineville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pineville<6>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Tega Cay. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Tega Cay.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Tega Cay. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Tega Cay.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Tega Cay. See our Newspapers Page for Tega Cay.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Tega Cay ...

Looking for more information about Tega Cay? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Tega Cay, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Tega Cay.

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About York County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Tega Cay: www.tegacaysc.org/

The official website for York County: www.yorkcountygov.com/

The official website for State of South Carolina: https://sc.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of South Carolina's counties, including York, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Tega Cay.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Tega Cay - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Tega Cay). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Tega Cay or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Tega Cay) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Tega Cay. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Tega CayOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Tega Cay. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.0370, Longitude: -81.0244    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.






















 

 

 

 

 


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