Ironton is a city in Iron County, Missouri, United States. The population was 1,471 at the 2000 census and is 12 Miles South Of Belgrade. It is the county seat of Iron County.
Ironton is located at 37°36′2″N 90°37′54″W / 37.60056°N 90.63167°W / 37.60056; -90.63167 (37.600455, -90.631627). According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.4 square miles (3.6 km²), of which, 1.4 square miles (3.5 km²) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km²) of it (2.86%) is water.
As of the census of 2000, there were 1,471 people, 615 households, and 389 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,083.2 people per square mile (417.6/km²). There were 683 housing units at an average density of 502.9 per square mile (193.9/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 94.97% White, 3.06% African American, 0.41% Native American, 0.20% Asian, 0.20% from other races, and 1.16% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.61% of the population.