Neighborhoods Bessemer/West


Hometown heritage.

Nestled in Jones Valley in the foothills of the Appalachians, this neighborhood is conveniently located to interstates and airports for easy access to shopping, outdoor activities and family adventure.


Enjoy some of the most iconic restaurants in the entire city along with some of the most authentic southern food anywhere.


Plenty of places to stay that are convenient to everything you might want to do.


There are plenty of historical destinations, opportunities for family outings and thrilling outdoor adventure to be found throughout the area.


Lots of options to get your heart racing along with just as many places where you can relax and chill.

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Alabama Adventure & Splash Adventure

Alabama Adventure and Splash Adventure is a combination waterpark and amusement park offering a variety of waterslides, thrilling rides and...

Alabama Mining Museum

Focusing on the total concept of coal mining in Alabama from 1890 to 1940. In 1984 the Alabama Mining Museum...

Arlington Antebellum Home & Garden

Built between 1845 and 1850 in the Greek Revival style, Arlington predates the founding of Birmingham in 1871. The city's...

Autobahn Indoor Speedway

Speed-lovers, be prepared for the newest attraction taking over the Birmingham, AL area; European style indoor go-karting! Our 53,000 square...

Bessemer Hall of History

A renovated Southern Railway depot houses the Bessemer Hall of History, which chronicles the history of Bessemer, Jefferson County and...

Birmingham Parks & Recreation

The Birmingham parks system offers visitors the opportunity to enjoy the outdoors in ways that encourage conservation, healthy lifestyles and...

Enon Ridge Cemetery

Believed to be the original cemetery for Jews buried in Birmingham.

Farmers Market on Finley

Open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year! Produce, flowers, pumpkins, Christmas trees and more from 300 plus vendors....

Legion Field

Many prominent coaches, athletes and public figures have graced the sidelines of the stadium now affectionately referred to as the...

McAdory Family Pioneer Home

Three restored pioneer homes on the outskirts of Bessemer offer a glimpse into early life in Alabama. Open 1st Sun....

Mercedes-Benz US International, Inc. Visitor Center

Mercedes-Benz US International (MBUSI) in nearby Vance, builds the M-Class, the R-Class and the GL-Class vehicles. The visitors center, the...

Owen Family Pioneer Home

Three restored pioneer homes on the outskirts of Bessemer offer a glimpse into early life in Alabama. Open 1st Sun....

Rickwood Field

Built in 1910, Rickwood Field is America' s oldest baseball park. During its heyday, Rickwood hosted baseball greats such as...

Sadler Family Pioneer Home

Three restored pioneer homes on the outskirts of Bessemer offer a glimpse into early life in Alabama. Open 1st Sun....

Shadow Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery

Shadow Lawn Memorial Gardens is a 40-acre cemetery across the street from Grace Hill Cemetery and two blocks south of...

Smithfield Historic District

Roughly bounded by Eighth Avenue N, Sixth Street N, Fourth Terrace N, and First Street N. Smithfield was developed in...

Southern Environmental Center

Filled to the brim with interactive exhibits, fun trash art work, and information displays, the Environmental Center at Birmingham-Southern College...

All Original Pizzeria - McCalla

Applebee's - Five Points West

Bell Peppers

From low-carb biscuits and pizzas to gluten-free waffles and burger buns, there is something for everyone to enjoy at Bell...

Bob Sykes Barbeque

Serving "real" Bar-B-Q since 1957. Bon Appetite Magazine's Restaurant of the Month July 1996. Numerous culinary awards. Ribs, pork, beef...

China Garden

China King Chinese Restaurant

China Wok

Classic Burger

Cracker Barrel Bessemer

Deb's Hot Dogs

Deerman's BBQ

East of the Mississippi Diner - Five Points West

Egg Roll Express

Fairfield Seafood Express

Golden Dragon I - Five Points West

Golden Wok

Gus's Hot Dogs - Adamsville

Gus's Hot Dogs - Hueytown

Habanero's Mexican Grill - Bessemer

Home Plate Diner

Home Plate Diner has the largest steam table in west Jefferson County. Each day there are 4-5 different meats and...

Hong Kong City

Jade Garden

Jennie's Sandwich Shop

Los Sombreros Mexican Restaurant

Main Moon Chinese Restaurant

Milo's Hamburgers - Bessemer

Milo's Hamburgers - Fairfield

San Antonio Grill - McCalla

Speedy's Mexican Foods

A Birmingham tradition for over 35 years. Dine in, take out or drive thru. Monday-Thursday 11am-9pm; Friday & Saturday 11am-10pm;...

The Bright Star

A Bessemer landmark since 1907, the Bright Star is said to be the oldest continuously operating restaurant in the state...

Top That Grille II

Uncle Sam's Barbecue

Uncle Sam's Barbecue provides the very best in Southern barbecue. Specializing in pork, ribs, chicken, and beef. Uncle Sam's also...

Waffle House - Bessemer

Wings Plus - Midfield

Zaxby's - Bessemer