Place:Aberdeen, Saskatchewan, Canada

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NameAberdeen
TypeVillage
Coordinates52.326°N 106.291°W
Located inSaskatchewan, Canada     (1907 - )
Also located inAberdeen No. 373, Saskatchewan, Canada    
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Aberdeen (2006 population 527, ranked 2,939th population-wise) is a small town in central Saskatchewan, Canada approximately 40 km northeast of Saskatoon on the Fish Creek in Division No. 15.

Aberdeen was first settled by immigrants of Russian, English, Scottish and Ukrainian descent in the 1890s.[1] The railway arrived in 1905.

Named to honour John Campbell Gordon, Marquis of Aberdeen and Temair (1847-1934,) Governor General of Canada from 1893 to 1898. Source:Russell, E. T. What's in a Name : The Story Behind Saskatchewan Place Names

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