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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...

Town of Iron Gate Annual
Drinking Water Report

Upcoming Town Events

Town of Iron Gate Alert System

March 8 @ 8:00 am - April 30 @ 5:00 pm

Town Clean Up Month

April 1 @ 8:00 am - April 29 @ 5:00 pm

River Park Is Now Open

April 1 @ 8:00 am - October 31 @ 5:00 pm

Council Meeting

April 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Work Session

May 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Council Meeting

May 30 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm



The trash trailer will be located at 7th & Commerce starting today for any resident who needs it! ... See MoreSee Less