Introduction to Aberdeen, Mississippi
Aberdeen was named after a city in Scotland. In the nineteenth century, Aberdeen was among the busiest Mississippi ports. Aberdeen was once the second largest city in Mississippi. Cotton was heavily traded in Aberdeen in the 18th and 19th centuries.
Aberdeen and nearby Attractions
- Newberger Park
- Blue Bluff Recreation Area
- Gum Tree Museum of Art
- Aberdeen Golf & Country Club
- Tupelo National Battlefield
Things To Do In Aberdeen
While in Aberdeen, tourists flock to the Blue Bluff Recreation Area and the Newberger Park. During leisure hours, one can enjoy a stroll by the Aberdeen Lake or the Pullen Lake. The Gum Tree Museum of Art is also a popular local site. The Aberdeen Golf and Country Club offers facilities for golfers. Tupelo National Battlefield is a popular historical site. Each year, the Blue Bluff Festival is held in Aberdeen.
Golden Triangle Regional Airport is close to Aberdeen.
Aberdeen Higher Education
One can pursue higher education at Mississippi University for Women, Mississippi State University, Itawamba Community College and Northeast Mississippi Community College.