Welcome to Ironton, Missouri

When Iron County was formed in February 17, 1857, the name was derived from its principal mineral.  When the county was organized, H. N. Tong and David Carson who operated a mercantile business at the base of Shepherd Mountain, immediately sprang into action and laid out a town.  They named it Ironton and entered it on the list with Arcadia, Pilot Knob and Middlebrook as competing points for the county seat.  The election took place in 1857.  Ironton was ultimately chosen after the second round of voting, due in large part, to the “sweetened offer” provided by Mr. Tong and Carson after the Welcome to Ironton, Missouri first vote had taken place. Having already cleared and graded a tract of land for town lots, they offered to sell alternating lots, the proceeds of which would be donated toward the building of a court house.  In short, proceeds donated to the county totaled $10,602.68, Ironton was selected, and the historic Iron County Courthouse was built.

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Updates & Current News

COVID-19

May 20th, 2020|

Missouri COVID-19 Business Guidance from the Missouri Department of Economic Development https://ded.mo.gov https://ded.mo.gov/content/stay-home-order-business-guidance

Mowing Right-of-Way

May 20th, 2020|

A friendly reminder that residents and businesses are responsible for mowing the right-of-way near your property. To include grassy areas near sidewalks and ditches. Keeping the city maintained is all of our responsibility. Please refer to the city ordinances for further details.

Calendar

Oct
12
Mon
City Council Meeting @ City Hall
Oct 12 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Nov
9
Mon
City Council Meeting @ City Hall
Nov 9 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Dec
14
Mon
City Council Meeting @ City Hall
Dec 14 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Jan
11
Mon
City Council Meeting @ City Hall
Jan 11 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Feb
8
Mon
City Council Meeting @ City Hall
Feb 8 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Mar
8
Mon
City Council Meeting @ City Hall
Mar 8 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm