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Welcome to Aberdeen ...
The location of Aberdeen has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
The pronunciation of Aberdeen: ABB-er-deen<3>
When the people of Aberdeen refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Aberdonian<4>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Aberdeen has a population of 1,976 people<5> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of 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.
Aberdeen is 4,400 feet [1,341 m] above sea level.<6> In other words, the altitude of Aberdeen is about ¾ mile [or ~1¼ km] above sea level.
Time Zone: Aberdeen lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Aberdeen: (208)
The ZIP code for Aberdeen: 83210<7>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Aberdeen had an population of 1,976 people. This is a decrease of 0.9% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 7.39% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Aberdeen had a population of 1,994 people. This makes Aberdeen the county's 3rd most populous community.
The population of Aberdeen represents 0.13% of the total population of Idaho (which has 1,567,582 people), making it the state's 58th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 1,994 people, the population of Aberdeen increased 8.37% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,840 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Aberdeen.
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 (2), California, Colorado, Florida (2), Georgia (3), 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.
In addition to the Tourism page for Aberdeen, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on 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.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Aberdeen was
We also found Aberdeen on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Idaho (1937).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Aberdeen on our Genealogy Page.
Other Roadside Stops ...
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 Bingham County: www.co.bingham.id.us/
The official website for State of Idaho: www.state.id.us/
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022