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Information on Bessemer, Jefferson County

The City of Bessemer is located in the state of Alabama, in Jefferson County. Its area, population and other key information are listed below.
For all your administrative procedures, you can go to the City hall of Bessemer at the address and schedules indicated on this page or contact the Town hall government by phone or by email depending on your preference or on the service's availability.

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Bessemer City HALL, Jefferson County

Bessemer City Hall's addressNot available
Phone number of Bessemer City HallNot available
Bessemer, AL emailNot available
Bessemer official websiteNot available
Mayor of BessemerKenneth E. Gulley
Political partyDemocratic
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Common questions about Bessemer

What county is Bessemer AL in?

Bessemer, AL is located in Jefferson County

Where is Bessemer, Alabama ?

Bessemer lies in Jefferson County in the central part of the state of Alabama, United States. It is situated southwest of Birmingham, approximately 15 miles away. Bessemer is part of the Birmingham-Hoover Metropolitan Area and is an important suburb within this region.

Demography of Bessemer

Name of Bessemer inhabitants (demonym)Not available
DateCurrent valueClassed by Region/Country
Population27 456 inhabitants17 / 1 265
Population density in Bessemer689,1 pop/sq mi (266,0 pop/km²)

List of Passport Facilities in Bessemer, AL

Where to apply for a passport in Bessemer, AL? There are 1 passport offices in Bessemer, try one of these:
Name Street Phone number
BESSEMER POST OFFICE1112 4TH AVENUE N2054282563

Top 3 most popular banks in Bessemer

There are 11 bank branches in Bessemer.
Regions Bank is the most popular bank in Bessemer with 5 branch offices, followed by Wells Fargo Bank, National Association with 2 branch offices and then PNC Bank, National Association with 1 branch offices.

Find below all bank branches in Bessemer:

Bank's name Number of branch offices Service Type
Regions Bank5Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
Wells Fargo Bank, National Association2Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
PNC Bank, National Association1Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
Branch Banking and Trust Company1Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
First Financial Bank1Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
Woodforest National Bank1Full Service Retail Office
More info about banks in Bessemer

Bessemer administrative numbers

Bessemer City code0105980
Bessemer City postcode35020 (2 other communities with the same postcode)

Information on Bessemer, Jefferson County

Cities twinned with BessemerCurrently, the town Bessemer isn’t twinned
Namesake of Bessemer
  • Bessemer, Michigan, États-Unis
  • Bessemer, Pennsylvania, États-Unis
Natural parksBessemer isn't part of a natural park

Toponymy and translation of Bessemer

Arabic: بيسميرPersian: بسمرJapanese: ベッセマー
Korean: 베서머Russian: БессемерSerbian: Бесемер
Ukrainian: БессемерChinese: 贝瑟默 

Transportation modes in Bessemer

Airport
Birmingham–Shuttlesworth International Airport 18.3 miles
Tuscaloosa Regional Airport 38.4 miles
St. Clair County Airport 43.7 miles

Bessemer territory

Bessemer area39,85 sq mi (103,20 km²)
Bessemer altitude518 Altitude feet
Geographical coordinatesLatitude: 33.3708
Longitude: -86.9715
Latitude: 33° 22' 15'' North
Longitude: 86° 58' 17'' West
Time zone
UTC -6:00 (America/Chicago)
Summer time : UTC -5:00
Winter time : UTC -6:00
Local time

What is Bessemer close to?

Nearby cities include: Hueytown, Lipscomb, Brighton and Midfield
HueytownHueytownLipscomb
HueytownNeighbouring townsLipscomb
North JohnsNorth JohnsHelena
Hueytown 4.3 milesLipscomb 4.6 milesBrighton 5 miles
Midfield 6.5 milesNorth Johns 7.5 milesFairfield 7.8 miles
Helena 8.1 milesPleasant Grove 8.5 milesHoover 9.6 miles
Homewood 11.2 milesSylvan Springs 11.4 milesLake View 11.6 miles
Alabaster 11.6 milesMaytown 12.4 milesMulga 12.6 miles
Indian Springs Village 13 milesPelham 14.2 milesVestavia Hills 14.6 miles
Birmingham 14.9 milesWoodstock 15.6 milesMountain Brook 16 miles

Distance between Bessemer and other main cities and towns

Los Angeles : 1803 milesHouston : 554 milesPhiladelphia : 800 miles
Phoenix : 1446 milesSan Antonio : 733 milesSan Diego : 1743 miles
Dallas : 569 milesSan Jose : 1974 milesJacksonville : 376 miles
Indianapolis : 446 milesSan Francisco : 2039 milesAustin : 668 miles
Columbus : 508 milesFort Worth : 603 milesCharlotte : 373 miles closest
Distances are calculated as the crow flies

Schools in Bessemer, AL

Elementary schools in Bessemer

Abrams Elementary School

District of Bessemer City
Lowest grade : PK, Highest grade : 5
Students : 353

Charles F Hard Elementary School

District of Bessemer City
Lowest grade : PK, Highest grade : 5
Students : 315

Concord Elementary School

District of Jefferson County
Lowest grade : K, Highest grade : 5
Students : 305

Greenwood Elementary School

District of Bessemer City
Lowest grade : K, Highest grade : 5
Students : 279

Greenwood Elementary School

District of Jefferson County
Lowest grade : K, Highest grade : 5
Students : 267

Jonesboro Elementary School

District of Bessemer City
Lowest grade : K, Highest grade : 5
Students : 584

Oak Grove Elementary School

District of Jefferson County
Lowest grade : K, Highest grade : 5
Students : 536

Westhills Elementary School

District of Bessemer City
Lowest grade : K, Highest grade : 5
Students : 334

Middle schools in Bessemer

Bessemer City Middle School

District of Bessemer City
Lowest grade : 6, Highest grade : 8
Students : 745

High schools in Bessemer

Bessemer Center For Technology

District of Bessemer City
Lowest grade : 9, Highest grade : 12

Bessemer City High School

District of Bessemer City
Lowest grade : 9, Highest grade : 12
Students : 995

New Horizon Alternative School

District of Bessemer City
Lowest grade : 7, Highest grade : 12

Alternative schools in Bessemer

Oak Grove High School

District of Jefferson County
Lowest grade : 6, Highest grade : 12
Students : 824

Private schools in Bessemer

Beulah Baptist Christian School

Lowest grade : PK, Highest grade : 2
Students : 24

Dunnams Private School

Lowest grade : PK, Highest grade : 1
Students : 45

New Life Christian School Of Excellence

Lowest grade : K, Highest grade : 5
Students : 113

Leisure and activities in Bessemer surrounding area

Zoo
Birmingham Zoo
to Birmingham 13.9 miles
Golf course
Frank House Municipal Golf CourseCedar Creek Golf Course
Bent Brook Golf CourseWoodward Golf Club
The Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail at Ross Bridge
to Birmingham 5.5 miles
Oxmoor Valley Golf Course
to Birmingham 5.9 miles
West Side Golf
to Birmingham 8.2 miles
Riverchase Country Club
to Birmingham 8.7 miles
Hoover Country Club
to Birmingham 9.1 miles
Chace Lake Country Club
to Birmingham 9.9 miles