Bessemer Jefferson County, Alabama

Bessemer: City in Jefferson County, Alabama, United States

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Location of Bessemer on Alabama map.

About

Bessemer is a city located in the county of Jefferson in the U.S. state of Alabama. Its population at the 2010 census was 27,456. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 26,043 inhabitants.

The city was created 134 years ago in 1886.

Jefferson County Alabama Incorporated and Unincorporated areas Bessemer Highlighted locator map image
Jefferson County Alabama Incorporated and Unincorporated areas Bessemer Highlighted
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Geography

Bessemer is located at 33°24'6"N 86°57'16"W (33.4017800, -86.9544400).

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Weather

Bessemer forecast: Sunny. High near 82, with temperatures falling to around 77 in the afternoon. Southeast wind 0 to 10 mph. more

Bessemer Quick Facts

Population : 26,043 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Alabama (United States)
County : Jefferson County
Postal code : 35020–35023
Phone Area Codes : 205
Water as percent of area : 0.42%
Land as percent of area : 99.58%
Altitude : 509 feet / 155 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1887 (134 years ago)
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 11:58:11 (24th October 2021)
Population growth : -5.43% (2010-2020)
Weather : 82℉ Sunny 7-days weather

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Bessemer decreased by 5.43% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 27,456 - census
2011 27,575 0.43% estimation process
2012 27,425 -0.55% estimation process
2013 27,267 -0.58% estimation process
2014 27,131 -0.5% estimation process
2015 26,943 -0.7% estimation process
2016 26,733 -0.79% estimation process
2017 26,641 -0.35% estimation process
2018 26,583 -0.22% estimation process
2019 26,472 -0.42% estimation process
2020 26,043 -1.65% estimation process

Bessemer zip code is 35020. County name: Jefferson, County fips: 01073

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Local Places in Bessemer

1 Bessemer City Hall
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Address: 1700 3rd Ave N, Bessemer, AL 35020 ➦ Show Map

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2 The City of Bessemer
Rating: 3 (2)

Address: 1700 3rd Ave N, Bessemer, AL 35020 ➦ Show Map

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People born in Bessemer (47)

People born in Bessemer, including rapper Gucci Mane, African blues guitarist, harmonica player, and singer Louisiana Red, United States Navy Officer and Medal of Honor recipient David McCampbell, you can see a list of people who born in Bessemer.

Schools in Bessemer

College & universities near Bessemer, AL

Code Name City ZIP
491695 Brown Beauty Barber School Bessemer (AL) 35020-5016

Stations (6)

Amtrak & bus stations near Bessemer, AL

Code Name Address Type
BHM Birmingham 1819 Morris Ave. RAIL
BRR Brent, AL 10393 Alabama Highway 5 BUS
TCL Tuscaloosa 2105 Greensboro Ave RAIL
MAA Marion, AL 26400 Alabama Highway 14 BUS
ATN Anniston 126 West 4th St RAIL

Post offices near Bessemer

Post Office Name City ZIP
Bessemer Post Office Bessemer (AL) 35020

Other places with the same name (3)

Other cities in Jefferson County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Jefferson County , AL. (more)

City Name Population Title
Birmingham 206,950 City in Jefferson County, Alabama, United States
Hoover 85,959 City in Alabama
Vestavia Hills 34,317 City in Jefferson and Shelby counties, Alabama, United States
City of Bessemer 27,053 Suburb city of Birmingham, located in Jefferson County, Alabama, United States
City of Homewood 25,708 City in Jefferson County, Alabama, United States
Homewood 25,174 City in Jefferson County, Alabama, United States
Trussville 23,048 City in Jefferson and St.
Mountain Brook 20,413 City in southeastern Jefferson County, Alabama
Center Point 16,864 City in Jefferson County, Alabama, United States
Hueytown 15,202 City in Jefferson County, Alabama, United States
Gardendale 14,113 City in Jefferson County, Alabama, United States
Irondale 13,226 Town in Alabama, United States
Leeds 12,026 City in Jefferson, St.
Pleasant Grove 10,260 City in western Jefferson County, Alabama
Forestdale 10,162 Unincorporated community in Alabama
Clay 10,042 City in Alabama, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Bessemer distances to largest Alabama cities