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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

River Park Is Now Open

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

Board of Zoning Appeals seat to be filled

July 19 @ 8:00 am - July 31 @ 5:00 pm

Council Meeting

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

Work Session

August 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Council Meeting

August 29 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Work Session

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



The Town of Iron Gate is seeking an individual to fill an unexpired seat on the Board of Zoning Appeals. Any interested resident of the Town of Iron Gate may put forth their name for consideration at Town Hall, located at 401 Commerce avenue, Iron Gate. ... See MoreSee Less

Glenn Linthicum

4 days ago

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