Iron Gate Police Department

Chief of Police
W B (Brad) Hodge

PO Box 199
401 Commerce Ave
Iron Gate, Virginia 24448

Phone: (540)862-0770
Fax: (540)862-1299

County: Alleghany

The Town of Iron Gate was an iron mining suburb of Clifton Forge prior to becoming incorporated in 1890. It is a small town with less than 500 citizens. It has a mayor/council form of government. The Chief-of-Police is still called the Town Sergeant. The Town Sergeant works closely with the Alleghany County Sheriff's Office in providing additional law-enforcement services, code enforcement, and security at official meetings and events. The town has U.S. Route 220 and the CSX Railroad within it's corporate limits. Over 10,000 vehicles and regular trains travel through town daily.