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Welcome to Aberdeen ...

The city of Aberdeen is located in Bingham County.

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

The pronunciation of Aberdeen: ABB-er-deen<2>

When the people of Aberdeen refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Aberdonian<3>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Aberdeen has a population of 1,952 people<4> (see below for details).

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.<5> In other words, the elevation 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

Aberdeen lies within the (208) area code.

The ZIP code for Aberdeen: 83210<6>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Aberdeen had an population of 1,952 people. This is a decrease of 2.11% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 6.09% 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 (with 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.

  • Pocatello [Bannock County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pocatello have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pocatello
    • Pocatello [Bannock County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<7> to the east of Aberdeen
    • Estimated population for 2018: 56,266 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pocatello
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pocatello
  • Chubbuck [Bannock County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chubbuck
    • Chubbuck [Bannock County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<7> to the east of Aberdeen
    • Estimated population for 2018: 15,316 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chubbuck
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chubbuck
  • American Falls [Power County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for American Falls
    • American Falls [Power County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<7> to the south of Aberdeen
    • Estimated population for 2018: 4,367 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on American Falls
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for American Falls
  • Michaud [Power County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Michaud
    • Michaud [Power County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<7> to the east of Aberdeen
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Michaud
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Springfield [Bingham County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Springfield have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Springfield
      • Springfield [Bingham County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<7> to the northeast of Aberdeen
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Springfield
    • Coffee Point [Bingham County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Coffee Point have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coffee Point
      • Coffee Point [Bingham County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<7> to the northwest of Aberdeen
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coffee Point
    • Pingree [Bingham County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pingree have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pingree
      • Pingree [Bingham County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<7> to the northeast of Aberdeen
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pingree
    • Alameda [Bannock County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alameda
      • Alameda [Bannock County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<7> to the east of Aberdeen
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alameda
    • Fort Hall [Bingham County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fort Hall have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fort Hall
      • Fort Hall [Bingham County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<7> to the east of Aberdeen
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fort Hall
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fort Hall
    • Liberty [Bingham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Liberty
      • Liberty [Bingham County] lies 21 miles [33.8 km]<7> to the northeast of Aberdeen
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Liberty

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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Idaho

About Bingham County

About Idaho

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/

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>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Aberdeen. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<3>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 city'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.
<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Aberdeen.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Aberdeen - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<6>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 city (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).
<7>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) 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, 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 Aberdeen

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Aberdeen. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.9440, Longitude: -112.8383       In this case, the coordinates for Aberdeen have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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