Collier's New Encyclopedia (1921)/Aberdeen (South Dakota)
ABERDEEN, a city in South Dakota, the county-seat of Brown co. It is on the Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul, the Chicago and Northwestern, the Minneapolis and St. Louis, and the Great Northern railroads, and contains many handsome public buildings, including a library, municipal building, court house, Federal building, etc. There are parks, and a fine school system, including a State Normal and an Industrial School. The city is important as a manufacturing center, especially for flour, brick, chemicals, clothing, and machinery. The town was settled in 1880. Pop. (1910) 10,753; (1920) 14,537.