Example image of eyePlorer eyePlorer map for 'Bessemer, Alabama': Birmingham, Alabama Hoover, Alabama Jefferson County, Alabama United States 2000 United States Census United States Census United States Census Bureau Iron ore Limestone Coal Fairfield, Alabama City council Mayor Courthouse Vehicle registration plate Coke (fuel) Iron 2007 May 9 Pullman Company Retailing Sales tax Interchange (road) Interstate 59 Outlet store 2008 Interstate 459 Hibbett Sports Publix Target Corporation J. C. Penney Census Population density Race and ethnicity in the United States Census Marriage Per capita income Poverty threshold Alabama Great Southern Railroad Birmingham Southern Railroad Louisville and Nashville Railroad Rail transport St. Louis – San Francisco Railway Brookwood, Alabama CSX Transportation Mobile, Alabama New Orleans Norfolk Southern Railway U.S. Steel Bessemer Airport Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport