Aberdeen, Oh

Interesting Historical Facts About Aberdeen, Ohio

In the spring of 1795, Captain Nathan Ellis and his five brothers, looking for homes in the Northwest Territory, landed their flatboat at a settlement known as Limestone later known as Maysville, Kentucky on the south shore of the Ohio River. The following year, Captain Ellis moved across the river where he built a home, a tavern, and a ferry service. The settlement on the north shore was known as Ellis’ Landing until 1816 when it was surveyed and renamed Aberdeen.

Aberdeen’s Gretna Green Festival commemorates Squires John Shelton and Massie Beasley who, like the magistrates of Gretna Green, Scotland, performed instant marriages without the formality of a license, and often without the consent of parents. The annual Gretna Green Festival celebrates Aberdeen’s Scottish connection with food, games, bagpipes, and other entertainment.

Pros to Living in Aberdeen, Ohio Today

There are many pros to living in Aberdeen, Ohio including arts and culture, entertainment, and a below average cost of living.

As of 2014, Aberdeen's population was 1,584 people and since 2000, it has had a population growth of -7.26 percent.  

For homeowners, the median home cost in Aberdeen, Ohio is $96,300.00 and home appreciation last year was 7.40 percent.

Compared to the rest of the country, Aberdeen's cost of living is 15.60% lower than the U.S. average. Also, Aberdeen public schools spend $10,975 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 18.4 students per teacher in Aberdeen. Also, the unemployment rate in Aberdeen is 6.10 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth in Aberdeen, Ohio has been positive and jobs in Aberdeen, Ohio have Increased by 2.29 percent.

Aberdeen, Ohio is a short trip to Cincinnati, Ohio
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