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Welcome to Aberdeen ...

So far, we have found very little information about Aberdeen. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Aberdeen to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Aberdeen, please Contact Us.


Aberdeen would have been located within present day Cross County.

The location of Aberdeen has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

When the people of Aberdeen referred to themselves (known as a demonym), they are believed to have used Aberdonian<3>

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.

While the community is gone, the present day location for Aberdeen is 220 feet [67 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: The area where Aberdeen was located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

The location where Aberdeen once stood is in the (870) area code.

Communities near Aberdeen ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Aberdeen and not the distance as if you drove.<5>.

Community   2017<6>
Population
DirDistance
Amagon   [Map]   93   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Beedeville   [Map]   100   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Cherry Valley   [Map]   600   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Colt   [Map]   344   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Fisher   [Map]   220   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
McCrory   [Map]   1,555   SW   12 miles [19.3 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 two Arkansas communities named Aberdeen: This one is located in Cross County and the other is located in Monroe County.

Beyond Arkansas, there are 31 communities that are also named Aberdeen - they are located in California, Colorado, Florida (2), Georgia (3), Idaho, Indiana (2), Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, 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 for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Aberdeen. If available, we provide a satellite 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:

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Arkansas

About Cross County

About Arkansas

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for State of Arkansas: https://portal.arkansas.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Aberdeen, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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<3>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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<4>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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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things 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 we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.3612, Longitude: -91.0048     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Aberdeen have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<6>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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