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Aberdeen, British Columbia

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Welcome to Aberdeen ...

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.

Time Zone: Aberdeen lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time. The time zone in French: PST- Heure Normale du Pacifique (HNP), PDT- Heure Avancée du Pacifique (HAP).

The area code for Aberdeen: (604)

The Canadian Postal Code for Aberdeen: V4X<1>

Communities Also Named Aberdeen ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 33 communities that are also named Aberdeen - they are located in Arkansas (2), British Columbia, 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.

  • Maple Ridge
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    • Maple Ridge lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the northwest of Aberdeen
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Maple Ridge came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<3>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maple Ridge
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Maple Ridge<4>
  • Chilliwack
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    • Chilliwack lies 18 miles [29 km]<2> to the northeast of Aberdeen
    • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Chilliwack. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<5>
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chilliwack
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chilliwack<4>
  • Mission
  • Langley
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    • Ferndale [Whatcom County]
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      • Ferndale [Whatcom County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<2> to the southwest of Aberdeen
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,531 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ferndale
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ferndale<4>
    • Lynden [Whatcom County]
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      • Lynden [Whatcom County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the southwest of Aberdeen
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,408 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lynden
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lynden<4>
    • Aldergrove
    • Blaine [Whatcom County]
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      • Blaine [Whatcom County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<2> to the west of Aberdeen
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,638 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blaine
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blaine<4>
    • Everson [Whatcom County]
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      • Everson [Whatcom County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<2> to the south of Aberdeen
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,888 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Everson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Everson<4>
    • Nooksack [Whatcom County]
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      • Nooksack [Whatcom County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the south of Aberdeen
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,659 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nooksack have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nooksack

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.

We 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.

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Footnotes ...

<1>The Canadian Postal Code consists of 6 characters, where the first three characters are the 'Forward Sortation Area (FSA)', with the last three characters being the 'Local Delivery Unit (LDU)'. In the case of Aberdeen, we provide only the FSA and not the LDU. The Canadian Postal Codes were created as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. So keep in mind that any given Postal Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Aberdeen). The boundaries of the Postal Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other Postal Codes. When looking for a Postal Code, whether Aberdeen or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the Canada Post / Postes Canada.
<2>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 from Point A (ie- Aberdeen) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Aberdeen. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from AberdeenOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Aberdeen. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 49.0550, Longitude: -122.3270    
<3>If we have found a location and have questions about the accuracy of our information, we will simply say that the marker is 'in the vicinity'. We are not confident about the location and the position of our marker is only a rough guide. If we have too many doubts about the location, we will not include it in our database.
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.
<6>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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