- For the other Aberdeen in British Columbia, in the City of Abbotsford, see Aberdeen, Abbotsford.
Aberdeen is a neighbourhood in the southern area of Kamloops, British Columbia. It is bordered by Highway 5A (known as the Old Merritt highway) to the east and the Trans Canada Highway to the north. Located on the slope of the southern hills overlooking Kamloops, Aberdeen has overlooks the city and surrounding Thompson River valley from the south.
As one of the fastest-growing neighbourhoods in Kamloops, Aberdeen has become a popular location to live for both new and current residents, with a mix of multi-unit condominiums ranging from 3-floor to a planned 21-floor condo known as Land Mark One in the lower portion of Aberdeen and larger single-family dwellings in the upper areas. It is one of the most transit-accessible neighbourhoods of Kamloops, serviced by both the Aberdeen #7 and Pacific Way #4 bus routes. It is within walking distance of industrial Southgate as well as both Lower and Upper Sahali.
While Aberdeen is primarily residential, there are some major retailers, including Costco. Aberdeen is also home to many of the city's hotels, mainly situated on the Rogers Way corridor between Hugh Allan Drive, one of the neighbourhood's main thoroughfares, and Highway 5A.Abereeen is also home to Cascades Casino.
There are two elementary schools in the area, Aberdeen Elementary, and Pacific Way Elementary. Both service grades K-7. There is currently an effort to establish an Aberdeen Community Association.
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