About Clover SC
Clover is a town in South Carolina with a population of 5,731. Clover is in York County and is one of the best places to live in South Carolina. Living in Clover offers residents a suburban rural mix feel and most residents own their homes. Many families live in Clover and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Clover are highly rated.
The village of Clover was founded in the late 19th century and began as a railway stop midway between York, S.C., and Gastonia, N.C. According to a legend, excess water spilling on the ground from the railway’s water tank caused patches of clover to spring up. Residents affectionately referred to the town as Clover Patch. Once a significant textile center, today downtown Clover has a variety of retail shops, as well as restaurants. It is also home of Feis Chlobhair, a festival celebrating the area’s Scots-Irish heritage.