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A little history...

Devils Backbone

Home of beautiful Rainbow Rock and the headwaters to the James River, the town of Iron Gate was incorporated in 1889 within Alleghany County, Virginia. Known as the “Gateway to the Alleghany Highlands,” the town is located two miles south of Clifton Forge along Route 220 next to the Botetourt County line. The town of Iron Gate has a total area of 0.3 square miles and a population of 388 individuals. The town has its own council consisting of a mayor, six councilpersons, and a town clerk. It also has a public works department, police protection, and fire and rescue service...

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Upcoming Town Events

November closing dates for the Iron Gate Town offices

November 21 @ 8:00 am - November 30 @ 5:00 pm

Trash pick-up for Thanksgiving week

November 27 @ 7:00 am - 1:00 pm

Christmas Tree Lighting

November 29 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Iron Gate Christmas Parade Entry form

December 14 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

December Closings for Town of Iron Gate Offices

December 16 @ 8:00 am - December 31 @ 5:00 pm

Work Session

December 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm