Aberdeen, Ohio County, Indiana

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Aberdeen
Unincorporated Community
Aberdeen is located in Indiana
Aberdeen
Aberdeen
Aberdeen is located in the US
Aberdeen
Aberdeen
Coordinates: 38°54′19″N 84°59′15″W / 38.90528°N 84.98750°W / 38.90528; -84.98750
Country United States
State Indiana
County Ohio
Township Cass
Elevation[1] 883 ft (269 m)
Time zone Eastern (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 47040[2]
Area code(s) 812, 930
FIPS code 18/00136[3]
GNIS feature ID 429985

Aberdeen is an unincorporated community in Cass Township, Ohio County, in the U.S. state of Indiana.

History[edit]

The first settlement at Aberdeen was made in about 1814.[4] It was named after Aberdeen, in Scotland.[5]

A post office was established at Aberdeen in 1852, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1880.[6]

Geography[edit]

Aberdeen is located at 38°54′19.2168″N 84°59′14.823″W / 38.905338000°N 84.98745083°W / 38.905338000; -84.98745083 (38.9053377, -84.9874511).[7] Aberdeen is off of Indiana State Road 56 at the intersection of Aberdeen Rd. and Cass-Union Rd.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved 2016-08-26. 
  2. ^ "Google Map of USPS Zip Codes for Ohio County, Indiana". United States Geological Survey. 2015. Retrieved 2015-08-30. 
  3. ^ "Aberdeen, Indiana (Ohio County) Misc". 2015-07-09. Retrieved 2015-08-30. 
  4. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 45. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. 
  5. ^ History of Dearborn and Ohio Counties, Indiana. F. E. Weakley. 1885. p. 592. 
  6. ^ "Ohio County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved August 26, 2016. 
  7. ^ "Feature Detail Report for: Aberdeen". United States Geological Survey. 1979-02-14. Retrieved 2015-08-30.