Cloverdale is a census-designated place (CDP) in Botetourt County, Virginia, United States. The population was 3,119 at the 2010 census, which was an increase from the 2,986 reported in 2000. It is part of the Roanoke Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Cloverdale is the birthplace of Charles Follis, who became the first African-American to play professional football when he signed with the Shelby Blues of Shelby, Ohio in 1902 (note that he was first paid for playing in 1904).
Cloverdale is located at 37°21′40″N 79°54′16″W (37.361008, −79.904575) in Botetourt County.
CDP is in the Eastern time zone (UTC−5). CDP elevation is 1,142 feet (348 meters).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 3.1 square miles (8.1 km2), all land.
As of the census of 2000, there were 2,986 people, 1,158 households, and 858 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 956.2 people per square mile (369.5/km2). There were 1,204 housing units at an average density of 385.6/sq mi (149.0/km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 95.01% White, 2.21% African American, 0.10% Native American, 1.17% Asian, 0.80% from other races, and 0.70% from two or more races.