Bear Creek is a town in Marion County, Alabama. The 2005 census estimated pegged the population at 1,021 people. The town has a total area of 13.7 square miles. 13.5 square miles of the total area is land and 0.2 square miles of it (1.75%) is water. It is situated at an elevation of 978 feet.
The major commercial activities here include production, construction and tranportation activities, sales, professional services and management of local businesses. Bear Creek's cost of living is 19.90% lower that the country average, making living here significantly cheaper than average. The Phillips High School serves the local children.
The town gets about 61 inches of rain annually, with about 107 days having measurable precipitation. Snowfall is about a couple of inches annually.