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Welcome to Aberdeen ...

Aberdeen is located just east of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, west of the White Mountains and at the north end of Owens Valley.

Aberdeen is located in Inyo County.

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

Aberdeen was originally named Tibbets.

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 3,910 feet [1,192 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 Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

Area codes for Aberdeen: (760) & (442)<3>

The ZIP code for Aberdeen: 93526<4>

Communities near Aberdeen ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are driving.<5>.

Community   DirDistance
Bend City - Historic   [Map]     SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Big Pine   [Map]     N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Elna - Historic   [Map]     N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Fish Springs   [Map]     N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Independence   [Map]     S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Kearsarge - Historic   [Map]     SE   13 miles [20.9 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), 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:

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.

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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of California

About Inyo County

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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 Inyo County: www.inyocounty.us/

The official website for State of California: https://www.ca.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>Area code (442) is an overlay for area code (760).

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<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Aberdeen). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Aberdeen or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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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.

If you need the driving distance, 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: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Aberdeen

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Aberdeen. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.9772, Longitude: -118.2548     [Map].

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