Aberdeen is a city in and the county seat of Brown County, South Dakota. It is the principal city of the Aberdeen Metro Area, and has a total area of 13.0 square miles. 0.1 square mile of the area is water, and the rest is land. Initially, this region was settled by Native Americans, but European settlers arrived in the mid-nineteenth century. The city grew up around the railroad.
Top employers of the region include Avera Saint Luke’s Hospital, Aberdeen Public School District, 3M, Wyndham Worldwide, Wells Fargo Auto Finance, Hub City Inc, South Dakota Wheat Growers and a few more. The city has five elementary schools, two middle schools, one high school, as well as an an alternative middle and high school. There are also parochial schools, and a state special school for the blind. Options for higher education include Northern State University and Presentation College. Avera St. Luke’s Hospital is the local hospital. The city also has a number of recreational options such as golf, other sports, camping etc. Aberdeen Regional Airport is the local airport, served by Delta. The cost of living here is 13.20% lower than the country average.
This place gets about 20 inches of rain annually. The number of days with measurable precipitation is 88. Snowfall is about 35 inches annually.