Considering a move to Aberdeen, South Dakota?

Aberdeen is a great place to grow a career, start a business, raise a family, or retire!

Moving to Aberdeen, SD?

Aberdeen is a small town with big dreams in the heart of America.

We offer a safe, livable community with lots to do for all ages and interests. That’s why more and more people from near and far are calling Aberdeen home.

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Relocation Info Request

For more information about relocating to Aberdeen, contact the Aberdeen Area Chamber of Commerce today!

Phone: 800-874-9038

Or fill out the form below and our friendly staff will be in touch.


Your 57401 Journey

To ensure meaningful and ongoing support for new residents during the crucial 12 to 18 months following their move, it’s essential for Aberdeen to establish continuous touchpoints through email and social media. These ongoing connections will play a pivotal role in fostering a sense of community and providing support needed for a successful and lasting integration into Aberdeen.

Regardless of if you offer employee relocation packages or not, your company can benefit from this resource if you hire employees that have moved to Aberdeen within the past 18 months.
This survey has been created (via Survey Monkey) for people who are considering moving here, or who have recently moved here, to let us know their thoughts, challenges, interests and more. This will help us gain valuable insight into the new resident experience and establish a baseline to understand which new resident retention efforts are needed in the future.

Shopping in Aberdeen, South Dakota

Let our Hub City Hound show you how to shop local in Aberdeen.

Keep the cheer here by shopping local in Aberdeen, SD! The Aberdeen gift card is convenient, makes a great gift, and is accepted at hundreds of stores across the Aberdeen region! Buy local, shop Aberdeen for everyone on your list.

National Recognition

What Do New Residents Say?

Adam & Stacey Sprengeler

"If you're looking for a place with a sense of community, Aberdeen is the place for you."

Layton Cooper

"It's really surprising that for a town like Aberdeen, there are tons of things to get out and do"

Belinda Crompton

"It's surprisingly pretty... my favorite thing to do every day is to get a coffee and watch that sun come up."

Things To Do in Aberdeen

What is there to do in Aberdeen, South Dakota? Pick your season! Winter, spring, summer, fall… indoors or outdoors, there’s plenty of fun for all.

Wondering what else there is to do around here? Check out these other great activities!

Aberdeen through numbers

Community Profile

  • Founded: 1881
  • Population: 28,400 (estimated)
  • Density: 1,683/sq. mile
  • Average Commute: 11.5 minutes
  • Time Zone: Central
  • Bike Trails: Over 30 miles
  • City Parks: 16+
  • Golf Courses: 3
  • Nearby Lakes: 2

Community Websites
  • Overview and History
  • Community Directory
  • New Resident Resources
  • Downtown Dining & Shopping
  • Downtown Events
  • Downtown Map
  • City Government
  • Parks, Recreation & Forestry
  • Library & Aquatic Center
  • Visitor Info
  • Events Calendar
  • More!
  • Business Resources
  • Business Events
  • Chamber Directory
  • More!
  • Courthouse
  • Planning & Zoning
  • Brown County Fairgrounds
  • More!

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