McCalla is an unincorporated community of about 4,500 in western Jefferson County centered at the intersection of Flint Hill Road and Powder Plant Road, just south of Bessemer near the I-20/59 junction with I-459.
- Foscue, Virginia O. (1989) Place Names in Alabama. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press. ISBN 081730410X
- Debro, Anita (October 18, 2010) "Going it alone: McCalla considers incorporation." Birmingham News
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