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Welcome to Iron Gate ...

The town of Iron Gate is located in Alleghany County.

The location of Iron Gate has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Iron Gate has a population of 358 people<2> (see below for details).

Iron Gate is 1,030 feet [314 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Iron Gate lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Iron Gate is within the (540) area code.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Iron Gate had a population of 388 people. This makes Iron Gate the county's 2nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 388 people, the population of Iron Gate decreased 3.96% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 404 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Iron Gate had an population of 358 people. This is a decrease of 7.73% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 11.39% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Iron Gate.

Communities Also Named Iron Gate ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Virginia communities named Iron Gate: This one is located in Alleghany County and the other is located in Prince William County.

Beyond Virginia, there are 4 communities that are also named Iron Gate - they are located in Georgia, Quebec and South Carolina.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Iron Gate.

Communities near Iron Gate ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Iron Gate.

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    • Lexington [Lexington City]

      • Lexington [Lexington City] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the east of Iron Gate
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    • Covington [Covington City]

      • Covington [Covington City] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the west of Iron Gate
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    • Buchanan [Botetourt County]

      • Buchanan [Botetourt County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the south of Iron Gate
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    • Low Moor [Alleghany County]

      • Low Moor [Alleghany County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the west of Iron Gate
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    • Carloover [Bath County]

      • Carloover [Bath County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Iron Gate
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    • Salisbury [Botetourt County]

      • Salisbury [Botetourt County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the south of Iron Gate
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    • Millboro [Bath County]

      • Millboro [Bath County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Iron Gate
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    • Goshen [Rockbridge County]

      • Goshen [Rockbridge County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<4> to the northeast of Iron Gate
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    • Fincastle [Botetourt County]

      • Fincastle [Botetourt County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<4> to the south of Iron Gate
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    • Glasgow [Rockbridge County]

      • Glasgow [Rockbridge County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<4> to the southeast of Iron Gate
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To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Iron Gate. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Iron Gate.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Iron Gate. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Iron Gate.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Iron Gate. See our Newspapers Page for Iron Gate.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Iron Gate ...

Looking for more information about Iron Gate? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Iron Gate? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Iron Gate, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Iron Gate.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Virginia

About Alleghany County

About Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Iron Gate. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Alleghany County: www.co.alleghany.va.us/

The official website for State of Virginia: https://www.virginia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Iron Gate.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Iron Gate - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Iron Gate) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Iron Gate. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Iron Gate

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Iron Gate. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.7986, Longitude: -79.7904       In this case, the coordinates for Iron Gate have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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