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Welcome to Aberdeen ...

Aberdeen is located in Fayette County.

The location of Aberdeen has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

When the people of Aberdeen refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Aberdonian<2>

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 900 feet [274 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Aberdeen lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel west from Aberdeen (for example, toward Ranburne (AL)), you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

Area Codes for Aberdeen: (470)<4>, (678) and (770)

Communities Also Named Aberdeen ...

While we believe that this Aberdeen is located in Fayette County, we know of another 2 Georgia communities named Aberdeen. Those communities are located in the following counties: Colquitt and Emanuel County.

Beyond Georgia, there are 33 communities that are also named Aberdeen - they are located in Arkansas (2), British Columbia (2), California, Colorado, Florida (2), 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.

  • Newnan [Coweta County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newnan have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newnan
    • Newnan [Coweta County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the west of Aberdeen
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newnan
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newnan
  • Union City [Fulton County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Union City have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Union City
    • Union City [Fulton County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the north of Aberdeen
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Union City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Union City
  • Forest Park [Clayton County]
  • Fayetteville [Fayette County]
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Riverdale [Clayton County]
    • Fairburn [Fulton County]
    • College Park [Fulton County]
    • Hampton [Henry County]
    • Morrow [Clayton County]
    • Tyrone [Fayette County]

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.

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 ...

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About Fayette 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 Fayette County: www.admin.co.fayette.ga.us/

The official website for State of Georgia: https://georgia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>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.
<2>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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Aberdeen - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Of the area codes for Aberdeen, area code (470, 678) is an overlay.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. 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 we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.4090, Longitude: -84.6019       In this case, the coordinates for Aberdeen have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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