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Bessemer is located in Jefferson County, just outside the famous Birmingham and only a 10-minute drive from the city of Hoover. Offering a number of cultural, educational and entertainment venues in its own right, Bessemer offers an option for those looking for homes for rent just outside the bigger cities. Enjoy big-city conveniences at small-city prices by moving to Bessemer.

4 Interesting Things About Bessemer

  • The city was originally called Brooklyn, Alabama. Brooklyn was the creation of visionary and industrialist Henry Fairchild DeBardeleben, who believed that the city and surrounding area would be dependent on its iron and steel resources. DeBardeleben later renamed the city for Sir Henry Bessemer, a British scientist who was widely regarded in the steel industry.
  • The Bessemer Hall of History is located in the Bessemer Downtown Historical District, in the former Alabama Great Southern Railroad Station. Residents can learn more about the city's origins and history, especially as it pertains to the area's mining and steel industry origins.
  • Bessemer boasts its own water​park, Splash Adventure, which is a destination location for families in neighboring communities.
  • Bessemer is home to two higher education institutions: ITT Technical Institute-Bessemer and Bessemer State Technical College.

3 Helpful Resources for Renters in Bessemer

  • Renters new to Bessemer can find city information, regulations and municipal departments at the official website.
  • The latest community news and events can be found in the Western Star News, a weekly news publication that can be accessed in print or online.
  • Citizens and visitors alike can find information about local businesses and opportunities at the Bessemer Chamber of Commerce.

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Retreat at Greystone

Retreat at Greystone

Birmingham, AL 35242 (17.07 miles)

Price: From $900

(205) 545-7487

Beds: 1 - 3, Baths: 1 - 2

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Lake Heather Reserve

Lake Heather Reserve

Birmingham, AL 35242 (13.75 miles)

Price: From $725

(205) 623-4572

Beds: 1 - 3, Baths: 1 - 2

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Branchwater Apartment Homes

Branchwater Apartment Homes

Vestavia, AL 35243 (11.13 miles)

Price: $839-$1,249

(205) 476-0494

Beds: 1 - 3, Baths: 1 - 2

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Crestwood Hills

Crestwood Hills

Birmingham, AL 35222 (14.01 miles)

Price: From $495

(205) 690-4697

Beds: 1 - 3, Baths: 1 - 2

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District at The Summit

District at The Summit

Birmingham, AL 35243 (13.23 miles)

Price: $843-$1,618

(205) 523-8519

Beds: 1 - 3, Baths: 1 - 2

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Beautiful Home in McCalla

Beautiful Home in McCalla

Bessemer, AL 35022 (9.15 miles) (#1607441)

Price: $1,600

(205) 426-3773 Ext.  302

Beds: 3, Baths: 2

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Bessemer/McCalla

Bessemer/McCalla

Bessemer, AL 35022 (4.93 miles) (#1607443)

Price: $1,275

(205) 426-3773 Ext.  302

Beds: 3, Baths: 2

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Cedar Creek Communities

Cedar Creek Communities

Bessemer, AL 35022 (4.03 miles)

Price: From $495

(205) 623-4743

Beds: 1 - 3, Baths: 1 - 2

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Landmark at Magnolia Glen

Landmark at Magnolia Glen

Hoover, AL 35216 (9.34 miles)

Price: $555-$1,025

(205) 690-4702

Beds: 1 - 3, Baths: 1 - 2

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Furnished Studio - Birmingham

Furnished Studio - Birmingham

Birmingham, AL 35209 (8.58 miles)

Price: From $798

(855) 319-3282

Beds: 1, Baths: 1

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Wildwood Crossings

Wildwood Crossings

Birmingham, AL 35211 (6.71 miles)

Price: From $670

(205) 476-4675

Beds: 1 - 3, Baths: 1 - 2

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Hueytown

Hueytown

Hueytown, AL 35023 (7.15 miles) (#1607444)

Price: $1,200

(205) 426-3773 Ext.  302

Beds: 3, Baths: 2

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Great 3 Bedroom Home in McCalla

Great 3 Bedroom Home in McCalla

Mccalla, AL 35111 (7.71 miles) (#1607442)

Price: $1,400

(205) 426-3773 Ext.  302

Beds: 3, Baths: 2½

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Mountain Lodge

Mountain Lodge

Vestavia Hills, AL 35216 (8.85 miles)

Price: From $672

(205) 994-2873

Beds: 1 - 3, Baths: 1 - 2

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Chapel Park

Chapel Park

Hoover, AL 35216 (8.77 miles)

Price: $588-$857

(205) 419-8182

Beds: 1 - 3, Baths: 1 - 2

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