Bessemer City Gaston County, North Carolina

Bessemer City: City in North Carolina, United States

About

Bessemer City is a city located in the county of Gaston in the U.S. state of North Carolina. Its population at the 2010 census was 5,340 and a population density of 420 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 5,577 inhabitants.

The city was created 128 years ago in 1893.

Bessemer City Quick Facts

Population : 5,577 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : North Carolina (United States)
County : Gaston County
Postal code : 28016
Phone Area Codes : 704
Area : 12.72 km2
Altitude : 912 feet / 278 meters
Establishment : March 03, 1893 (128 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 18:37:10 (18th January 2022)
Density : 438 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : 4.25% (2010-2019)
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Location of Bessemer City on North Carolina map.
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Geography

Bessemer City is located at 35°17'5"N 81°17'2"W (35.2848600, -81.2839700).

Bessemer City map

Demographics

The population of Bessemer City increased by 4.25% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 5,340 - census
2011 5,340 0% estimation process
2012 5,336 -0.07% estimation process
2013 5,358 0.41% estimation process
2014 5,366 0.15% estimation process
2015 5,399 0.61% estimation process
2016 5,418 0.35% estimation process
2017 5,456 0.7% estimation process
2018 5,523 1.21% estimation process
2019 5,577 0.97% estimation process

Bessemer City zip code is 28016. County name: Gaston, County fips: 37071

Bessemer City, Crowders Mountain

People born in Bessemer City (2)

People born in Bessemer City, including football player Phil Crosby, demographer Clyde V. Kiser, .

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Schools in Bessemer City

College & universities near Bessemer City, NC

Code Name City ZIP
198570 Gaston College Dallas (NC) 28034

Stations (7)

Amtrak & bus stations near Bessemer City, NC

Code Name Address Type
GAS Gastonia 350 Hancock Street RAIL
CLT Charlotte 1914 North Tryon St. RAIL
KAN Kannapolis 201 South Main St. RAIL
SPB Spartanburg 290 Magnolia St RAIL
SAL Salisbury Depot and Liberty Sts. RAIL

Post offices near Bessemer City

Post Office Name City ZIP
Bessemer City Post Office Bessemer City (NC) 28016

Other cities in Gaston County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Gaston County , NC.

City Name Population Title
Gastonia 77,640 City in North Carolina, United States
Mount Holly 16,415 City in Gaston County, North Carolina
Davidson 13,203 Town in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, United States
Belmont 12,622 City in North Carolina, United States
Cherryville 6,138 City in Gaston County, North Carolina, United States of America
South Gastonia 5,312 Unincorporated community
Dallas 4,851 Town in Gaston County, North Carolina, United States
Cramerton 4,511 Town in Gaston County, North Carolina, United States.
Stanley 3,793 Town in North Carolina
Lowell 3,744 City in Gaston County, North Carolina, United States
Ranlo 3,708 City in Gaston County, North Carolina, United States of America
High Shoals 757 Town
McAdenville 677 Human settlement in Gaston County, North Carolina, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Bessemer City distances to largest North Carolina cities