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In Gaston County, North Carolina

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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.

History

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

Centennial Park

Renovated in 2015, Centennial Park serves as the epicenter for entertainment in downtown. Enjoy the park during a special event or relax during the day admiring local art or simply enjoying the pocket of green space in downtown. Explore local businesses while in downtown and use Centennial Park as a place to eat or relax!

Bessemer City Park & Pool

SIGNATURE EVENTS

Down Home Festival

May

The Annual Down Home Festival is a two day festival of fun in downtown Bessemer City! Entertainment, activities and fun for everyone will includes music, rides, food, crafts, games and face paintings. Vendors will offer jewelry, wood crafts, local art, candles, artisan items, and much more. The festival ends with a fireworks show.

UNIQUE DINING

HIKE & BIKE THESE TRAILS

Bessemer City Park Trail

Paved, Boardwalk, Natural Surface

Easy

1.3 Miles One Way

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

620 N. Main St.

Belmont, NC 28012

Phone: 704-825-4044

Toll Free: 1-800-849-9994

Visitors Center is closed
until further notice.

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