A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Welcome to Aberdeen ...
The coastal city of Aberdeen is located at Grays Harbor.
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 2019, Aberdeen has a population of 16,756 people<4> (see below for details).
The community of Aberdeen was established in 1884.
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 30 feet [9 m] above sea level.<5>.
Time Zone: Aberdeen lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Aberdeen: (360)
The ZIP code for Aberdeen: 98520<6>
Websites for Aberdeen ...
Official Website: www.aberdeeninfo.com/
Chamber of Commerce: www.graysharbor.org/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Aberdeen had an population of 16,756 people. This is a decrease of 0.83% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 1.79% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Aberdeen had a population of 16,896 people (which is 23.21% of the total population of Grays Harbor County). This makes Aberdeen the county's most populous community.
The population of Aberdeen represents 0.25% of the population of Washington (which has 6,724,540 people), making it the state's 60th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 16,896 people, the population of Aberdeen increased 2.64% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 16,461 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Aberdeen.
Adding Aberdeen to Our Gazetteer ...
As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.
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, we also found mention of Aberdeen elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Aberdeen on our Genealogy Page.
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), Idaho, Indiana (2), Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, North Carolina (2), Nova Scotia, Ohio, Ontario (2), Pennsylvania (2), Saskatchewan, South Dakota, Texas, Utah 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. Our list includes 15 papers. 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 ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Aberdeen: www.aberdeeninfo.com/
The official website for Grays Harbor County: www.co.grays-harbor.wa.us/
The official website for State of Washington: https://access.wa.gov/
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This page was last modified: 12 May 2021