🇺🇸 Aberdeen is a city in and the county seat of Brown County, South Dakota, United States, located approximately 125 miles (201 km) north-east of Pierre. The city is the third most populous city in the state after Sioux Falls and Rapid City. Aberdeen is the principal city of the Aberdeen Micropolitan Statistical Area, which includes all of Brown and Edmunds counties. Aberdeen is considered a college town, being the home of both Northern State University and Presentation College.
Major employers include: Avera, Saint Luke's Hospital; Aberdeen Public School District; Wells Fargo, Auto Finance; 3M; Super 8 Worldwide; Hub City Inc.; Agtegra Cooperative; Midstates Printing/Quality Quick Print; Northern State University.
The Aberdeen Regional Airport is currently served by Delta Connection. It offers flights to Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport using the Bombardier CRJ200 aircraft.
Aberdeen has a population of over 28,495 people. Aberdeen also forms the centre of the wider Aberdeen Micropolitan area which has a population of over 42,287 people.