Aberdeen, Ohio

Aberdeen: City in and the county seat of Brown County, South Dakota, United States


Aberdeen is a city located in the county of Brown in the U.S. state of Ohio. Its population at the 2010 census was 1,638 and a population density of 40 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 1,609 inhabitants.

The city was created 144 years ago in 1879.

 Aberdeen is a village in Huntington Township, Brown County, Ohio, United States, along the Ohio River 50 miles southeast of Cincinnati. The population was 1,638 at the 2010 census. 

It was founded in 1853 by Scotsmen who named their new settlement after Aberdeen, Scotland. The founder of Aberdeen was John Gillespie. It was incorporated as a village in 1868.

The village has been home to three different high schools: Aberdeen High School (1876-1939), Greenwood High School (1939-1966), and finally Brown County High School (1966-2016). The current high school is called Brown County Career Center. In addition to traditional classes, students can take vocational classes from welding to cosmetology.

Aberdeen locator map
Location of Aberdeen on Ohio map.

Quick Facts about Aberdeen

Population : 1,609 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Ohio (United States)
County : Brown County
Postal code : 57401–57402
Phone Area Codes : 605
Area : 41.33 km2
Altitude : 1,302 feet / 397 meters
Capital city : Aberdeen is capital of Brown County
Establishment : January 01, 1880 (144 years ago)
Time Zone : UTC−06:00
Local time : 15:59:13 (24th May 2024)
Density : 39 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -1.8% (2010-2020)
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Aberdeen is located at 38°39'20"N 83°45'40"W (38.6556300, -83.7610300).

Aberdeen map


According to census records, the population of Aberdeen decreased by 1.8% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 1,638 - census
2011 1,634 -0.24% estimation process
2012 1,622 -0.74% estimation process
2013 1,616 -0.37% estimation process
2014 1,612 -0.25% estimation process
2015 1,603 -0.56% estimation process
2016 1,604 0.06% estimation process
2017 1,602 -0.12% estimation process
2018 1,608 0.37% estimation process
2019 1,604 -0.25% estimation process
2020 1,609 0.31% estimation process

Aberdeen zip code is 45101. County name: Brown, County fips: 39015

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People born in Aberdeen (54)

People born in Aberdeen, including actress Debra Mooney, body piercer, photographer and BDSM figure Fakir Musafar, pole vaulter Brad Walker, .


  • Tom Daschle (South Dakota politician) he was born in 09/12/1947
  • Glenn Hartranft (Track and field athlete, American football and baseball coach) he was born in 03/12/1901
  • David C. Jones (U.S. Air Force general) he was born in 09/07/1921
  • David Premack (American psychologist) he was born in 26/10/1925
  • Joseph Hansen (American crime writer and poet, best known for a series of novels featuring private eye Dave Brandstetter) he was born in 19/07/1923
  • Michael Dugan (Recipient of the Purple Heart medal) he was born in 22/02/1937
  • Terry Francona (baseball player and manager from the United States) he was born in 22/04/1959
  • John Cacavas (Composer and conductor (1930-2014)) he was born in 13/08/1930
  • Bruce Baillie (American film director) he was born in 24/09/1931
  • Justin Duchscherer (American baseball player) he was born in 19/11/1977
  • Sam Barry (American football, basketball, and baseball player and coach) he was born in 17/12/1892
  • Angie Buhl (American politician) she was born in 19/01/1985
  • Bill Thompson (South Dakota politician, born 1949) he was born in 14/05/1949
  • Burt Elliott (American politician) he was born in 23/07/1947
  • Debra Monroe (American writer) she was born in 15/07/1958
  • Harry Neal Baum (American author) he was born in 18/12/1889
  • James E. Smith (American politician) he was born in 29/09/1930
  • John Hoffman (American baseball player) he was born in 31/10/1943

Schools in Aberdeen

College & universities near Aberdeen, OH

Code Name City ZIP
157331 Maysville Community and Technical College Maysville (KY) 41056

Stations (6)

Amtrak & bus stations near Aberdeen, OH

Code Name Address Type
MAY Maysville West Front St & Rosemary Clooney St RAIL
SPM South Portsmouth–South Shore station Main St & US 23 RAIL
CIG Cincinnati, OH 1005 Gilbert Avenue BUS
CIN Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal 1301 Western Ave. RAIL
AKY Ashland Transportation Center 99 15th Street RAIL

Post offices near Aberdeen

Post Office Name City ZIP
Aberdeen Post Office Aberdeen (OH) 45101

Other places with the same name (7)

Other cities in Brown County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Brown County , OH.

City Name Population Title
Georgetown 4,216 Town in Ohio
Mount Orab 3,422 City in Brown County, Ohio, United States of America
Decatur 1,266 Human settlement in Ohio, United States of America
Sardinia 1,138 Human settlement in Brown County, Ohio, United States of America
Ripley 1,002 Village in Brown County, Ohio
Shiloh 617 Village in Richland County, Ohio, United States
Russellville 510 Village in Ohio, USA
Hamersville 494 Human settlement in Brown County, Ohio, United States of America
Fayetteville 316 Village in Brown County, Ohio
Higginsport 242 Human settlement in Brown County, Ohio, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Aberdeen distances to largest Ohio cities