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
CountryUnited States
StateAlabama
CountyJefferson
Area
 • Total40.8 sq mi (105.6 km2)
 • Land40.7 sq mi (105.4 km2)
 • Water0.1 sq mi (0.2 km2)
Elevation
509 ft (155 m)
Population
 (2007)[1]
 • Total28,657
 • Density727.3/sq mi (281/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
35020-35023
Area code(s)205
FIPS code01-05980
GNIS feature ID0113977

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.CS1 maint: extra text (link)