Clover—A Charming Small-Town Community
Clover is a great place to live because of its southern country feel and culture. Clover is rich in history and features an array of beautiful historic homes juxtaposed with modern new construction; and is just a short drive from the booming metropolis of Charlotte, NC.
This city boasts an expanding, top rated school system and a strong sense of community. Clover is the perfect place to call home.
Living in Clover
The city of Clover spans an area of about 2.8 square miles in York County’s 29710-zip code and is home to a population of about 6,519 as of 2019.
There’s a wide variety of housing styles, including homes on small lots, big lots, townhomes, and more, with a combination of historic homes and contemporary construction.
Single-family homes in Cover hold median values of $310,000, with an average price of $345,462. Townhomes and condominiums hold median values of about $253,181, with an average of $253,169.
Homes for Sale in Clover
Things to Do in Clover
There’s a Highland Games & Scots-Irish Festival known as Feis Chlobhair, a place where rich pageantry showcases traditional Scottish and Scots-Irish arts, crafts, athletics, music, and customs.
The city also hosts an annual St. Patrick’s Day Festival in the downtown area, including a 5k run, dog show, live music, and entertainment.
The Butts and Bluegrass BBQ festival is also a favorite area event.
The city of Clover is located about 20 miles south of Charlotte. It’s also conveniently close to Rock Hill and Fort Mill. The area offers many great opportunities for outdoor activities, including hiking trails at the nearby Rocky River Park, as well as parks and picnic areas along Lake Wylie.
Popular local attractions which are accessible in a matter of an hour or less include McDowell Nature Center and Preserve, Crowders Mountain State Park, Goat Island Park, the Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden, the Museum of York County, Schiele Museum of Natural History, Paramount’s Carowinds, Kings Mountain State Park, Peach Tree Orchards, Windy Hill Orchard & Cider Mill, and more.
Education in Clover
The Clover School District manages public schools in Clover and Lake Wylie with seven elementary schools, two middle schools, and one area high school, in addition to a virtual school option.
For private school, many residents of Clover attend Lake Pointe Academy, a Christian school, but there are additional parochial and secular private schools in surrounding areas.
There are more than 30 colleges, universities, tech, and trade schools within 50 miles of Clover, including Belmont Abbey College, Clinton Junior College, Winthrop University, and more.
Clover is also home to the Vien Quang Buddhist Monastery.
The Climate in Clover
This region enjoys a generous amount of sunshine, tracking 218 sunny days, almost two weeks more than the U.S. average of just 205 days. With all that sun comes warm temperatures, hovering at about 89.7 degrees in July for the summer high, with humidity.
The area receives a tad more rain than the national average, measuring just over 43 inches compared to the country’s 38.1 inches. There’s not much snow, however. The national average for snowfall is 27.8 inches, but this region only gets about 2.3 inches. Altogether, there are approximately 104.9 days when the precipitation is measurable.
Low winter temperatures in January drop to just below freezing at 30 degrees.
Transportation in Clover
Bus service to Charlotte from Clover is provided by the Charlotte Area Transit System (CATS), with a station on North Church Street.
Passengers can utilize CATS bus service as well as taxi services, including those from local companies such as Yellow Cab of Lake Wylie and CT Taxi Incorporated.
The nearest airport to Clover, South Carolina, is Charlotte Douglas International Airport, about 30 minutes from the city center.
The city of Clover is an affordable and expanding community, with top rated schools and a number of attractions nearby as well as an array of community events and festivals throughout the year.
This South Carolina community is within about 30 minutes of Charlotte, making it easily accessible for those who work in the area’s many businesses that have strong ties to the city.
When you’re ready to buy your next home in a bedroom community of Charlotte, check out the city of Clover. Ask your real estate agent, Jana Jeanette, for more information about living in Clover.
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