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Best Places To Live In Bessemer, AL

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  • Bessemer, AL
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 26,856
  • I find there are some good and bad points about living in Bessemer, Alabama. For a small town, Bessemer is really an industrial suburb of Birmingham. It was part of the old Alabama steel industry and has…[read more]
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score89
  • Vestavia Hills, AL
  • City: 10.1mi / 16.3km away
  • Population: 34,243
  • Alabama is my most favorite home ever. I grew up in the state and have many memories from it. I lived in several cities in different areas in the State and Vestavia Hills is one of the prettiest. I…[read more]
87
  • Highland Lakes, AL
  • City: 17.5mi / 28.1km away
  • Population: 4,860
84
  • Brook Highland, AL
  • City: 15.7mi / 25.2km away
  • Population: 6,604
84
  • Hoover, AL
  • City: 8.8mi / 14.1km away
  • Population: 84,100
  • I lived in Hoover, Alabama for five years before I relocated to be closer to my family. I enjoyed everyday that I spent in Hoover. My favorite thing to do in Hoover was go to the parks. There are twelve…[read more]
83
  • Homewood, AL
  • City: 9.2mi / 14.8km away
  • Population: 25,652
  • Homewood has a wealth of attractions that show off the southern charm of the city, as well as the modern innovations of the area. Whether you're organizing a trip with friends or want to come up with…[read more]
83
  • Mountain Brook, AL
  • City: 14.1mi / 22.7km away
  • Population: 20,532
  • Many of the attractions and businesses are just outside of the Mountain Brook area, but I enjoy living in the town and have been here for almost three years. It offers a quiet setting instead of the busy…[read more]
82
  • Chelsea, AL
  • City: 19.5mi / 31.3km away
  • Population: 11,706
  • Chelsea, Alabama - a great place to call home! And why not? With beautiful scenery, a fantastic sense of community, awesome schools, a booming economy and terrific weather, of course this is a wonderful…[read more]
79
  • Meadowbrook, AL
  • City: 14.2mi / 22.9km away
  • Population: 8,534
79
  • Helena, AL
  • City: 9.3mi / 14.9km away
  • Population: 17,630
  • We're not as big and flashy as that "other" Helena, but we do have a nice little place here. Living in Helena is a real treat, there's no other way to describe it. We have so many great people here,…[read more]
78
  • Alabaster, AL
  • City: 14.7mi / 23.6km away
  • Population: 32,269
  • After having lived in Alabaster, AL for a few years now, I can honestly say that I love it here! My favorite aspect of this beautiful city is the gorgeous, sunny weather that I crave. I no longer have to…[read more]
77
  • Indian Springs Village, AL
  • City: 12.3mi / 19.8km away
  • Population: 2,529
75
  • Grayson Valley, AL
  • City: 24.7mi / 39.8km away
  • Population: 4,872
75
  • Pelham, AL
  • City: 11.6mi / 18.6km away
  • Population: 22,596
  • There are lots of great things to do in Pelham that the entire family will enjoy. Whether you're into nature-centered activities, want to know more about the history of the area or get a great bite to…[read more]
74
  • Woodstock, AL
  • City: 17.0mi / 27.3km away
  • Population: 2,027
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  • Lake View, AL
  • City: 13.6mi / 21.9km away
  • Population: 2,801
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  • Vance, AL
  • City: 22.2mi / 35.8km away
  • Population: 1,325
71
  • Shoal Creek, AL
  • City: 19.9mi / 32.0km away
  • Population: 1,448
70
  • Irondale, AL
  • City: 17.1mi / 27.5km away
  • Population: 12,388
  • I cannot recommend living in Irondale, AL enough to anyone looking to raise a family in a city with a small-town feel. Our community is wonderful out here. Everyone comes together frequently on the…[read more]
69
  • Gardendale, AL
  • City: 20.7mi / 33.4km away
  • Population: 13,750
  • One of the best experiences I have had while living in Gardendale was the amazing amount of opportunities and friends made in just these past couple years. It wasn't hard to find work shortly after…[read more]
69
  • Rock Creek, AL
  • City: 9.0mi / 14.4km away
  • Population: 1,430
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  • Brantleyville, AL
  • City: 13.3mi / 21.4km away
  • Population: 1,110
68
  • Fultondale, AL
  • City: 17.3mi / 27.9km away
  • Population: 8,854
68
  • Graysville, AL
  • City: 15.2mi / 24.4km away
  • Population: 1,911
68
  • Concord, AL
  • City: 6.5mi / 10.4km away
  • Population: 1,837
67
  • Pleasant Grove, AL
  • City: 6.5mi / 10.4km away
  • Population: 10,284
  • Living in Pleasant Grove, AL puts you under an hour from Tuscaloosa and just a little over an hour from Talladega. The area is surrounded with other nice, rustic, and forested towns. There's a great…[read more]
67
  • Lipscomb, AL
  • City: 2.3mi / 3.8km away
  • Population: 2,437
67
  • Mount Olive, AL
  • City: 19.6mi / 31.6km away
  • Population: 4,237
65
  • Hueytown, AL
  • City: 4.2mi / 6.8km away
  • Population: 15,797
  • I've been living in Hueytown Alabama for 8 years and enjoyed the small town feel and the convenience to neighboring Birmingham where there's lots of Metropolitan nightlife, restaurants in various other…[read more]
64
  • Minor, AL
  • City: 9.5mi / 15.3km away
  • Population: 1,140
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  • Sylvan Springs, AL
  • City: 9.8mi / 15.8km away
  • Population: 1,753
63
  • Maytown, AL
  • City: 10.5mi / 16.9km away
  • Population: 349
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  • Brighton, AL
  • City: 2.6mi / 4.2km away
  • Population: 2,868
63
  • West Blocton, AL
  • City: 21.9mi / 35.3km away
  • Population: 1,334
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  • Columbiana, AL
  • City: 24.4mi / 39.2km away
  • Population: 4,265
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  • West Jefferson, AL
  • City: 18.3mi / 29.4km away
  • Population: 462
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  • Birmingham, AL
  • City: 12.5mi / 20.1km away
  • Population: 212,424
  • I've lived in Alabama all my life outside of a couple of years in Illinois. Birmingham is a very depressing city. The crime rate is high, the job market is only so-so and there isn't much to do outside…[read more]
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  • Mount Olive CDP (Coosa County), AL
  • City: 19.6mi / 31.6km away
  • Population: 275
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  • Forestdale, AL
  • City: 12.3mi / 19.8km away
  • Population: 9,679
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  • Cardiff, AL
  • City: 17.0mi / 27.4km away
  • Population: 58
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  • Brookside, AL
  • City: 16.6mi / 26.7km away
  • Population: 1,202
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  • Edgewater, AL
  • City: 8.9mi / 14.3km away
  • Population: 899
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  • Fairfield, AL
  • City: 5.4mi / 8.7km away
  • Population: 10,937
  • If you and your family are moving to Fairfield in the near future, here are some attractions you should check out to make living in the city more enjoyable. The Vulcan Park and Museum is nearby, which…[read more]
56
  • North Johns, AL
  • City: 8.8mi / 14.1km away
  • Population: 252
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  • Center Point, AL
  • City: 22.8mi / 36.7km away
  • Population: 16,711
  • Sorry, but I can't in good conscience recommend Center Point as a good place to live. Just about the only thing really enjoyable about living in Center Point is the nice weather year round. It is part of…[read more]
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  • Midfield, AL
  • City: 4.1mi / 6.6km away
  • Population: 5,260
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  • Adamsville, AL
  • City: 14.1mi / 22.8km away
  • Population: 4,422
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  • Mulga, AL
  • City: 10.5mi / 16.9km away
  • Population: 967
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  • McDonald Chapel, AL
  • City: 8.1mi / 13.1km away
  • Population: 519
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  • Calera, AL
  • City: 22.8mi / 36.6km away
  • Population: 12,839
  • I live in Calera, Alabama and I am not impressed. Living in Calera, Alabama means that I am living in one of the fastest growing cities in Alabama. Unfortunately, the local school system is currently…[read more]
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  • Tarrant, AL
  • City: 17.4mi / 28.0km away
  • Population: 6,271

Listed above are the best places to live in Bessemer, AL for 2020. The list of best places is compiled using the AreaVibes Livability Score which is calculated from a score out of 100 and based on various categories. These categories include: amenities, cost of living, crime rates, education, employment, housing and weather. Displayed first is the matching location - Bessemer, AL, followed by the best places to live near Bessemer, AL, sorted by Livability Score.

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