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Welcome to Aberdeen ...
The location of Aberdeen has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
While we don't have a date for the founding of Aberdeen, you might consider that their post office opened in 1851.
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.
When the people of Aberdeen refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Aberdonian<3>
Aberdeen is 200 feet [61 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Aberdeen lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Aberdeen is located in the (870) area code.
Communities Also Named Aberdeen ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are two Arkansas communities named Aberdeen: This one is located in Monroe County and the other is located in Cross County.
Beyond Arkansas, there are 33 communities that are also named Aberdeen - they are located in British Columbia (2), 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.
Communities near Aberdeen ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Aberdeen.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Aberdeen. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Aberdeen.
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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Aberdeen.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Aberdeen. See our Newspapers 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 can read an overview with links that will help you 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 Page for Aberdeen.
Adding Aberdeen to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Aberdeen in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Aberdeen was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<6>
For more details, see References and Mentions for Aberdeen.
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.
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This page was last modified/updated: 04 Dec 2023