Location & Transportation
Cloverdale is the northernmost city in Sonoma County, and is located along California’s famed Highway 101 with State Highway 128 also boasting a business route through the center of town. Just over an hour’s drive north of San Francisco and 480 miles north of Los Angeles, it is approximately 30 miles north of Santa Rosa and three miles south of the Mendocino County border. The town is located in the northern end of Alexander Valley, set within timbered hillsides, vineyards and the Russian River.
Cloverdale boasts a new multimodal transit facility, where there is City bus service in addition to Sonoma County Transit, as well as a Greyhound Bus Terminal and Amtrak connection service. Freight, passenger and commuter rail service to the San Rafael area are expected in the near future.
Interstate and intrastate freight carriers also serve the area, with overnight 1-2 day guaranteed delivery anywhere in the U.S.
Air service includes a small, local full-service municipal airport for light planes. Sonoma County airport, 20 miles to the south, also provides full-service, including commuter flights to San Francisco International Airport with domestic and international connections.
The Pacific Ocean lies 30 miles to the west, with barge service from Petaluma on the Petaluma River to all inland ports on San Francisco Bay as well as the Delta.