Bessemer, Alabama

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Bessemer, Alabama
Location in Jefferson County and the state of Alabama
Location in Jefferson County and the state of Alabama
Coordinates: Coordinates: 33°23′28″N 86°57′23″W / 33.39111°N 86.95639°W / 33.39111; -86.95639
Country United States
State Alabama
County Jefferson
 • Total 40.8 sq mi (105.6 km2)
 • Land 40.7 sq mi (105.4 km2)
 • Water 0.1 sq mi (0.2 km2)
Elevation 509 ft (155 m)
Population (2007)[1]
 • Total 28,657
 • Density 727.3/sq mi (281/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 35020-35023
Area code(s) 205
FIPS code 01-05980
GNIS feature ID 0113977

Bessemer is a city in southwestern Jefferson County, Alabama, United States and a suburb of Birmingham near Hueytown. The population was 29,672 at the 2000, but by the 2005 U.S. Census estimates, the city had fallen to a population of 28,641.[2]

Notable residents[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Annual Estimates of the Population for Incorporated Places in Alabama". United States Census Bureau. 2008-07-10. Retrieved 2008-07-14. 
  2. "Annual Estimates of the Population for All Incorporated Places in Alabama" (CSV). 2005 Population Estimates. U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division. June 21 2006. Retrieved November 9, 2006.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  3. Reichler, Joseph L., ed. (1979) [1969]. The Baseball Encyclopedia (4th edition ed.). New York: Macmillan Publishing. ISBN 0-02-578970-8.