Cloverport is a city in Breckinridge County, Kentucky, United States, on the banks of the Ohio River. The population was 1,256 at the 2000 census. Under Kentucky state law, it is a fifth class city.
The town was once known as "Joesville," named after its founder, Joe Huston. Founded in 1808 and situated along the Ohio River, Cloverport's past has seen greater economic importance as a port city.
According to John E. Kleber "A pioneer community, Joe's Landing, was established by Joe Huston in 1798 and renamed Cloverport in 1828."