The city of Aberdeen is located in Grays Harbor County, WA state... the city has a population of aprox.
Aberdeen is called
the Gateway to the Olympic Peninsula because it is located at the mouth of the
Chehalis River, which spills into Grays Harbor, which opens up into the Pacific
Aberdeen was named for a local salmon cannery to reflect its Scottish fishing
port namesake of Aberdeen and because it was also situated at the mouth of 2
rivers like its namesake Aberdeen Scotland.
Aberdeen was incorporated on May 12, 1890 and was a big Sawmill/Limber town
earlier in it's history ... today, Aberdeen is trying to move from a Timber town
to a Tourist town.
While in town visit the
Aberdeen Museum of
History to learn more about the area's history.
See Aberdeen links & interactive WA State PCH map below ...
Click highlighted cities on map for regional info ...