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Welcome to Iron Gate ...
The location of Iron Gate has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
While we don't have a date for the founding of Iron Gate, you might consider that their post office opened in 1881.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Iron Gate has a population of 357 people<3> (see below for details).
Iron Gate is 1,030 feet [314 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Iron Gate lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Iron Gate: (540)
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Iron Gate had an population of 357 people. This is a decrease of 7.99% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 11.63% since the 2000 Census).
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 (which had a count of 404 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Iron Gate.
Communities Also Named Iron Gate ...
Using our Gazetteer, we 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.
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.
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.
Adding Iron Gate to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Iron Gate in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Iron Gate was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<6>
We also found Iron Gate in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Iron Gate.
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/
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This page was last modified/updated: 22 Nov 2023