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Where is Bessemer, Alabama

Founded in the Reconstruction Era, Bessemer is a city 10 miles southwest of Birmingham in Jefferson County in Alabama.
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Location : Bessemer Latitude : 33.40N Longitude : 86.95W

Where is Bessemer located in Alabama
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  Facts About Bessemer  
City Name Bessemer
ContinentNorth America
CountryUnited States
Area40.8 sq mi (105.6 km2)
Population27,053 (2013)
Lat Long33°23′28″N 86°57′23″W
Official LanguageEnglish.
Calling Code205
Time ZoneCentral (CST) (UTC-6) Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Nearest AirportBessemer Airport, Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport
CurrencyUnited State Dollar (USD)

How to Reach Bessemer

The nearest airport and Amtrak station is located in Birmingham. Major highways such as I-20/59, I-459, U.S. Highaway 11, and Alabama State Route 150 connect Bessemer with other cities.

Things to Do in Bessemer

  • Enjoy recreational activities in Watercress Darter National Wildlife Refuge

  • Trace the trajectory of city's past in Bessemer Hall of History in the historical Southern Railroad depot

  • Find respite from heat in Splash Adventure water park

  • Plan a business meeting or watch Broadway plays at Bessemer Civic Center

  • Attend Bob Sykes BBQ & Blues Festival in DeBardeleben Park

  • Pack a picnic and spend a day at McNeil Park or Abrams Park

  • Put on those shoes for dancing at Gip's Place

  • Eat anything from steaks to seafood at the famous Bright Star Restaurant

Last Updated On: April 20, 2016

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