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Welcome to Aberdeen ...

Aberdeen is located in Lewis County<1>.

The location of Aberdeen has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

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

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 1,140 feet [347 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Area codes for Aberdeen: (304) & (681)<5>

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 Washington.

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.

  • Clarksburg [Harrison County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clarksburg
    • Clarksburg [Harrison County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the north of Aberdeen
    • Estimated population in 2019: 15,225 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clarksburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clarksburg<7>
  • Bridgeport [Harrison County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bridgeport have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bridgeport
    • Bridgeport [Harrison County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the north of Aberdeen
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,842 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bridgeport
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bridgeport<7>
  • Buckhannon [Upshur County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Buckhannon
    • Buckhannon [Upshur County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Aberdeen
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,394 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buckhannon
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Buckhannon<7>
  • Weston [Lewis County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Weston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Weston
    • Weston [Lewis County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the west of Aberdeen
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,857 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Weston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Weston<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Philippi [Barbour County]
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      • Philippi [Barbour County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Aberdeen
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,257 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Philippi
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Philippi<7>
    • Stonewood [Harrison County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stonewood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stonewood
      • Stonewood [Harrison County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the north of Aberdeen
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,714 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stonewood
    • Nutter Fort [Harrison County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nutter Fort have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nutter Fort
      • Nutter Fort [Harrison County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the north of Aberdeen
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,512 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nutter Fort
    • Anmoore [Harrison County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Anmoore have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Anmoore
      • Anmoore [Harrison County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the north of Aberdeen
      • Estimated population in 2019: 734 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Anmoore
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Anmoore<7>
    • West Milford [Harrison County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Milford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Milford
      • West Milford [Harrison County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the northwest of Aberdeen
      • Estimated population in 2019: 607 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Milford
    • Lost Creek [Harrison County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lost Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lost Creek
      • Lost Creek [Harrison County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the north of Aberdeen
      • Estimated population in 2019: 464 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lost Creek

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.

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.

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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 State of West Virginia: https://www.wv.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of West Virginia's counties, including Lewis, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<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 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.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Aberdeen - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line 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: 39.0584, Longitude: -80.3159       In this case, the coordinates for Aberdeen have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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