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city of Bessemer

City Website

Welcome to the city of Bessemer

Known as the “Marvel City", Bessemer is on of the largest suburbs of Birmingham. Strategically located along Interstate 59/20, it is home to more than 26,000 residents.

Core Services

Business Licenses

Business licenses are often administered by the Municipality’s Office of the Probate Judge or the Department of Revenue. Access the Municipality business license application or contact information for obtaining a license here.

Chamber of Commerce

Local chambers may serve one municipality, county or several counties, but each offer a range of economic development resources from area advantages to leadership programs.

Community Resources

Access Municipality information on topics ranging from area history to state and local resources.

Contact Us

Find location, map, address, phone number, and a comprehensive departmental directory here.

  • 1700 3rd Avenue N.
    Bessemer, AL 35020
  • (205) 424-4060