May 29, 2015


Aberdeen City Hall

Welcome to Aberdeen, Mississippi: A Great Place to Live, Work, & Play

The City of Aberdeen is the county seat for Monroe County, Mississippi, and serves as a center of commerce and activity for area residents and visitors. Aberdeen offers a wealth of small-town charm with its tree-lined streets, antebellum homes, and historical architecture. Aberdeen is a certified retirement community and many visitors have decided to make the community their residence after experiencing its cultural and recreational opportunities.

In addition to being the home for the chancery and circuit courts for Monroe County, Aberdeen is also home to the U.S. District Court and U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Mississippi. The Northern District covers Alcorn, Chickasaw, Choctaw, Clay, Itawamba, Lee, Lowndes, Monroe, Oktibbeha, Prentiss, Tishomingo, Webster, and Winston counties.

Aberdeen is located along the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway and the Port of Aberdeen offers complete shipping facilities for business and industry. The City of Aberdeen owns the port and its facilities include a concrete dock, mooring cell, 100-ton capacity mobile crane, truck scales, warehouse, and an outdoor storage area with an asphalt surface.

Aberdeen’s location along the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway and U.S. Highway 45 provides the community an excellent economic development resource. The municipality’s central location between Tupelo and Columbus as well as its proximity to Mississippi State University, the University of Mississippi, and the University of Alabama offer significant benefits as residents have a multitude of regional employment and educational opportunities.

In addition, Pioneer Community Hospital of Aberdeen provides the municipality with excellent acute care and 24-hour emergency service. Among other items, Pioneer offers physical therapy and sports medicine, geriatric psychiatry, outpatient behavioral health for those 18 years of age and older, a sleep center for intensive sleep studies, a full-service respiratory therapy and laboratory, general surgery, assisted living, independent living, and an outpatient specialty physicians facility.

The City of Aberdeen embodies the essence of Southern hospitality and its favorable cost of living combined with its historical and recreational assets have made the community a prime destination for young and old alike. Thank you for taking time to visit our website and please do not hesitate to contact us if you would like to learn more about our community.