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Getting Here

Bessemer City is located in the Greater Charlotte, North Carolina area, inside Gaston County and just north of I-85.

Things to Do

Bessemer City is a place that celebrates its family-oriented, small town character especially through its heart, a thriving central business district. We seek to be a safe, well-maintained community that supports new growth. We support and welcome a broad range of businesses and industries as fundamental to building a great community and in providing opportunities to our citizens and visitors.


Bessemer City had its beginning in the mining industry as it still is today. They are the largest producers of lithium used in pharmaceuticals, batteries, ceramics, etc. in both Americas.

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Bessemer City


Bessemer City Park Trail

Paved, Boardwalk, Natural Surface


1.3 Miles One Way

This looped trail offers rolling topography in a heavily wooded setting.

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