The geography of Alabama is complex because it can be divided into four distinct regions. Discover the Gulf Coastal Plain, the Appalachian Highlands, and the Central Lowlands.

Geography of Bessemer

Bessemer, Alabama, a city in Jefferson County. It is about 12 miles (19 km) southwest of Birmingham.

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  • Geography of Alabama

    Geography of Alabama

    Alabama, one of the southeastern states of the United States. Productive farms, modern factories, and an abundant supply of water, minerals, and forests have made it one of the South's most economically progressive states. See more »

  • Geography of Birmingham

    Geography of Birmingham

    Birmingham, Alabama, the largest city in the state and the seat of Jefferson County. See more »

  • Geography of Mobile

    Geography of Mobile

    Mobile, Alabama, the seat of Mobile County and Alabama's only seaport. It is on Mobile Bay, at the mouth of the Mobile River. See more »

  • Geography of Anniston

    Geography of Anniston

    Anniston, Alabama, the seat of Calhoun County. It lies in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. See more »

  • Geography of Bessemer

    Geography of Bessemer

    Bessemer, Alabama, a city in Jefferson County. It is about 12 miles (19 km) southwest of Birmingham. See more »

  • Geography of Decatur

    Geography of Decatur

    Decatur, Alabama, the seat of Morgan County. It is on the Tennessee River, 85 miles (135 km) northwest of Birmingham, and is a railway center and terminal for river navigation. See more »

  • Geography of Dothan

    Geography of Dothan

    Dothan, Alabama, the seat of Houston County. It is in southeastern Alabama, 15 miles (24 km) north of the Florida state line. See more »

  • Geography of Florence

    Geography of Florence

    Florence, Alabama, the seat of Lauderdale County. It is in the Muscle Shoals area, 100 miles (160 km) northwest of Birmingham. See more »

  • Geography of Gadsden

    Geography of Gadsden

    Gadsden, Alabama, the seat of Etowah County. It is on the Coosa River 60 miles (97 km) northeast of Birmingham. See more »

  • Geography of Huntsville

    Geography of Huntsville

    Huntsville, Alabama, one of the largest cities in the state and the seat of Madison County. See more »

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