Iron Station, North Carolina is an unincorporated community in Lincoln County just outside Lincolnton. A primarily industrial town, Iron Station's population was 755 as of 2010.
Iron Station also serves as a feeder community for the larger cities of Charlotte, Hickory, and Lincolnton.
Iron Station has a Post Office. Its ZIP code is 28080.
Ingleside, Magnolia Grove, and Tucker's Grove Camp Meeting Ground are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Iron Station was named for its history as an iron mining town with a train station.