Tega Cay is a planned city in York County, South Carolina, United States. The city is a suburb of Charlotte, North Carolina and Rock Hill, South Carolina. The population was recorded at 7,621 from the US 2010 census.
The City of Tega Cay is located on a peninsula on Lake Wylie, which is twenty miles south of Uptown Charlotte and five miles north of Downtown Rock Hill. The name Tega Cay is Polynesian for “Beautiful Peninsula.”