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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

Council Meeting

February 28

Council Meeting

March 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Work Session

April 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Council Meeting

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

Work Session

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



This afternoon residents in and around the 300 and 400 block of Market Ave May experience an interruption in water service while our public works crew repairs a water leak in the 300 block of Market. Hopefully the interruption will be short. We apologize for any inconvenience this might cause. ... See MoreSee Less