It is easy to see why Aberdeen was recently named one of the "Ten Great Small Towns for Retirement" by Travel 50 and Beyond Magazine. with more than 220 buildings in this town listed on the National Register of Historic Places, authentic Southern charm has been preserved in this area. The community's rich history comes alive every day, but especially in April during the Aberdeen Southern Heritage Pilgrimage, which showcases the Aberdeen's timeline of historic homes.
Aberdeen was one of Mississippi's first Certified Retirement Communities, so we've had lots of experience welcoming some great folks to their new hometown! Recent retirees have moved to Aberdeen from California, Minnesota, Florida, Illinois, Maine, New York, Washington, Tennessee and Louisiana, just to name a few...
Many of our retirees have moved here from large metropolitan areas, and they find that the slower, small town atmosphere is a welcome change of pace. But don't misunderstand the Aberdeen change of pace. You'll find enough activities to keep you as busy as you choose!
Our location on the Tenn-Tom has brought many boaters to visit this little town with its Antebellum and Victorian homes. Some of these visitors have decided to stay! Come for a visit and see why. You'll find all the amenities you desire - without the crowds - and a genuine southern town where you'll always be welcome!