The Town of Gate City was chartered in 1888.
We are celebrating our 125th Anniversary!!!
The Town of Gate City lies in the mountains of Southwest Virginia, an area rich in both pioneer and Native American history. With a population of 2,034, Gate City is seat of Scott County’s government, and the principal gateway from Virginia to East Tennessee and the City of Kingsport.
The Town offers residents a quiet location with several vintage and antique stores, as well as department stores, hardware stores, supermarkets, several restaurants, a park with little league baseball facilities, an elementary, middle and high school and much more, all with quick access to a major metropolitan area in neighboring Kingsport.
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