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About Bessemer City, North Carolina

Bessemer City is a small suburban city in Gaston County, North Carolina, United States. The population was 5,592 at the 2010 census. The city is approximately 6 miles northwest of Gastonia and 25 miles west of Charlotte. It was settled in 1756 and founded in 1893.

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Bessemer City Facts

  • Population Total: 5592
  • Square Miles: 4.2
  • Area Code: 704
  • Elevation: 978
  • Postal Codes: 28016
  • Timezone: North American Eastern