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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

Council Meeting

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

Public Hearing on budget for FY 2019-2020

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

Work Session

June 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Council Meeting

June 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm



Town of Iron Gate offices will be closed in observance of Memorial Day on Monday, May 27. We will reopen on May 28th. Have a great and safe holiday! ... See MoreSee Less