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

Aberdeen
Aberdeen is located in Indiana
Aberdeen
Aberdeen
Aberdeen is located in the United States
Aberdeen
Aberdeen
Coordinates: 38°54′19″N 84°59′15″W / 38.90528°N 84.98750°W / 38.90528; -84.98750
CountryUnited States
StateIndiana
CountyOhio
TownshipCass
Elevation883 ft (269 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Eastern (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
47040[2]
Area code(s)812, 930
FIPS code18/00136[3]
GNIS feature ID429985

HistoryEdit

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]

GeographyEdit

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.

ReferencesEdit

  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.