Clover, Virginia

Clover is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Halifax County, Virginia, United States. The population as of the 2010 census was 438.[1] Clover was an incorporated town from 1895 until 1998, when it reverted to unincorporated status. Clover was the site of a Rosenwald school.[2]

Clover, Virginia
Center of Clover in 2013
Center of Clover in 2013
Clover is located in Virginia
Clover is located in the United States
Coordinates: 36°49′58″N 78°44′00″W / 36.83278°N 78.73333°W / 36.83278; -78.73333Coordinates: 36°49′58″N 78°44′00″W / 36.83278°N 78.73333°W / 36.83278; -78.73333
CountryUnited States
 • Total7.02 sq mi (18.18 km2)
 • Land7.01 sq mi (18.16 km2)
 • Water0.008 sq mi (0.02 km2)
502 ft (153 m)
 • Total438
 • Density62/sq mi (24.1/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
ZIP code
FIPS code51-17632
GNIS feature ID1464998

Black Walnut, a historic plantation house and farm located near Clover, was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1991.[3]


Clover is in northeastern Halifax County, north of U.S. Route 360. It is 14 miles (23 km) northeast of South Boston and 24 miles (39 km) southwest of Keysville via US 360.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the Clover CDP has a total area of 7.0 square miles (18.2 km2), of which 0.01 square miles (0.02 km2), or 0.11%, are water.[1] It is drained by tributaries of the Roanoke River.

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  1. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001): Clover CDP, Virginia". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Archived from the original on February 13, 2020. Retrieved March 21, 2018.
  2. ^ "Rosenwald Schools of Virginia". Virginia#USA Center for Digital History. Archived from the original on March 6, 2016. Retrieved February 27, 2016.
  3. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  4. ^ "Prison Time Is Urged for Griles", The Washington Post, June 16, 2007
  5. ^ Smith, Van (April 17, 2002). "The Life, Death, and Life After Death of Henrietta Lacks, Unwitting Heroine of Modern Medical Science". Baltimore City Paper. Archived from the original on August 14, 2004. Retrieved 2010-01-18.
  6. ^ [1] Personal Luther Hilton Foster The Journal of Negro History: Vol 34, No 4