Mc Calla (often shortened to McCalla) is an unincorporated community in Jefferson County and Tuscaloosa County, Alabama, southwest of Bessemer Alabama.
The community is named for Richard Calvin McCalla, a well known civil engineer, who served as chief engineer of several railroads throughout the South, including the Alabama and Chattanooga, the Tuscaloosa and Northern and the Knoxville and Ohio. He also served as surveyor of many of the rivers throughout the South.
Located in Jefferson County Alabama and Tuscaloosa County Alabama.
McCalla Alabama Places of Interest
Tannehill State Park features a 19th-century blast furnace, the Iron and Steel Museum of Alabama, various historical buildings, rustic cabins, and a campground. The park also has a slave cemetery. The park is home to several festivals throughout the year, including the Southern Appalachian Dulcimer Festival, the Down Home Psaltery Festival, archery tournaments, a civil war reenactment, and other events.
Tannehill Grist Mill
Address: 8001 Tannehill Rd, McCalla, AL 35111
Iron & Steel Museum of Alabama
The Iron & Steel Museum of Alabama also known as the Tannehill Museum is an industrial museum located at Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park in McCalla, Tuscaloosa County, Alabama. Opened in 1981, it covers 13,000 square feet.
Address: 12632 Confederate Pkwy, McCalla, AL 35111
Cahaba River Park
Address: 25-6-24-0-000-001-000, Helena, AL 35080
McCalla Alabama Demographics
|Percent Change Since 2000||45.5 %|
|Percent Change Since 2010||1.1 %|