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The location of Aberdeen

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Welcome to Aberdeen ...

Aberdeen is located in Big Horn County.

When the people of Aberdeen refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Aberdonian<1>

Several communities named Aberdeen share the same reason for their choice of Aberdeen. We're speculating that it might apply here: Named after the city in Scotland.

Aberdeen is 3,920 feet [1,195 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Aberdeen is ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.

Time Zone: Aberdeen lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

Aberdeen lies within the (406) area code.

Communities near Aberdeen ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Aberdeen and not the distance if you drove it.<3>.

Community   2015<4>
Population
DirectionDistance
Decker   [Map]   ---   E   24 miles [38.6 km]
Lodge Grass   [Map]   445   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Wyola   [Map]   ---   N   5 miles [8 km]
Burgess Junction (WY)   [Map]   ---   S   21 miles [33.8 km]
Dayton (WY)   [Map]   804   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Kleenburn (WY)   [Map]   ---   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Aberdeen.

Communities Also Named Aberdeen ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 31 communities that are also named Aberdeen - they are located in Arkansas (2), California, Colorado, Florida (2), Georgia (3), Idaho, Indiana (2), Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina (2), Nova Scotia, Ohio, Ontario (2), Pennsylvania (2), Saskatchewan, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington and West Virginia.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Aberdeen.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Aberdeen. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Aberdeen. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Aberdeen.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Aberdeen:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Aberdeen ...

Looking for more information about Aberdeen? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Aberdeen? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Aberdeen, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Aberdeen.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People have found Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Aberdeen. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
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RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Communities in Montana

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About Montana

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Aberdeen. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Montana: mt.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Aberdeen refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a community's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Aberdeen may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Aberdeen - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that begins in Aberdeen. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Aberdeen) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Aberdeen. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.0544, Longitude: -107.3570     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Aberdeen have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Aberdeen.

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Aberdeen.



 
 
 

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