Yes, welcome to Aberdeen,
Mississippi, where we invite you to make
town YOUR TOWN! Aberdeen
possesses a degree of small town charm that you're
unlikely to find anywhere else; tree-lined streets on
hich you'll find beautiful antebellum mansions, great
examples of Victorians
many fine homes featuring modern architectural
Many retirees from numerous
locations have made Aberdeen their new home in
recent years . . . and they all say that it is
Aberdeen's great brand of Southern hospitality
that drew them here. This is to
say nothing of our very favorable tax structure
and moderately priced homes . . . particularly
several grand old homes that are just waiting
for someone to
pick them up "for a song" and
lovingly restore them.
In a Flag Day - 2013 ceremony in the above photo, Aberdeen resident
Patsy Claxton presents a flag to Mayor Cecil
Belle. It was raised in Odd Fellows Rest
Cemetery in memory of Mrs. Claxton's late
husband, Cary Claxton, a Korean War veteran.
Photo at right shows the facade of City
Hall, located on
W. Commerce Street at Hickory St.
Aberdeen is located on four-lane U.S. Highway 45, approximately mid-way
between Tupelo (32 miles north) and Columbus (27 miles
south). New Interstate 20 will soon be accessible at
Tupelo, connecting with the nationwide Interstate
Aberdeen is uniquely located within a 90-minute drive to three
universities that are members of the Southeastern
Conference (Mississippi State University, 40 minutes;
University of Mississippi, 75 minutes and University of
Alabama, 90 minutes).
Aberdeen is the county seat of Monroe County and the
seat of U.S.
District Court for the Northern District of Mississppi,
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Monroe County Circuit Court and
Monroe County Chancery Court.