Where is Aberdeen, Mississippi?
The area described here includes the Counties Monroe, Alcorn, Chickasaw, Clay, Itawamba, Lee, Prentiss and Tishomingo with the cities of Aberdeen, Corinth, Iuka, Tupelo and West Point. It is located in the northeastern part of Mississippi.
What State is Aberdeen?
Today Aberdeen is a small town near the Tennessee-Tombigee canal. Although the city is the seat of the Monroe County, many central functions have not remained. Today, its former significance is evidenced by a great collection of manor houses from the second half of the 19th century, which can also be admired as part of a self-propelled Tour.
Aberdeen is one of the poorest places in Mississippi. The town of Corinth was founded in 1853 as a railway junction. In the civil war there were numerous fights. Elvis Presley was born in Tupelo, a larger industrial city located to the North. The city is the seventh largest city in Mississippi.