Aberdeen Washington

Overview

Originally named after a salmon cannery with Scottish roots, Aberdeen relies heavily on fishing, timber and tourism for it’s economy. The town is a gateway to the Olympic Peninsula and the harsh weather that blows in from the coast has left it’s mark on this hardy community.

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Fun Facts

  • Kurt Cobain, lead singer of Nirvana and a seminal grunge rock icon in the Seattle area, was born and raised in Aberdeen.
  • The Lady Washington is a replica of a historical sailing ship that has been featured in Pirates of the Caribbean and calls the port of Aberdeen home!
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