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
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.
The photo at right shows the facade of City
Hall, located on West Commerce Street
at Hickory Street. Axiall Corporation's
Aberdeen plant (formerly Georgia Gulf)
produces PVC and is in its 51st continuous
year of operation (photo at top left).
Aberdeen is located on four-lane U.S.
Highway 45, approximately mid-way between
Tupelo (32 miles north) and Columbus (27
miles south), and is at the center of the
Columbus-Tupelo Metro Area, which has a population of over a
quarter-million. New Interstate 20 will soon be accessible at
Tupelo, connecting with the nationwide Interstate
uniquely located within a 90-minute drive to
three universities that are members of the
Southeastern Conference 65 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 Mississippi,
U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Monroe County Circuit Court and
Monroe County Chancery Court.