Aberdeen, Washington

The flag of Aberdeen, Washington

Aberdeen is a city in the American state of Washington. Aberdeen was founded by Samuel Benn in 1884. In 2020, 17,013 people lived in Aberdeen.[1] Aberdeen is sometimes called the "Gateway to the Olympic Peninsula". It is also called the "Birthplace of Grunge" because musician Kurt Cobain is from Aberdeen.[2] Other notable musicians from Aberdeen include The Melvins. Aberdeen is also the hometown of professional wrestler Bryan Danielson, better known as Daniel Bryan.

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  1. "QuickFacts: Aberdeen city, Washington". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved March 20, 2024.
  2. "Kurt Cobain Memorial Committee". Archived from the original on 2009-09-30. Retrieved 2009-10-11.