Aberdeen is located in the northeastern part of South Dakota and is the Brown County Seat. A growing community that offers abundant recreational opportunities, a highly rated liberal arts college, a vibrant downtown and shopping scene, a bird lover’s paradise, myriad employment opportunities, and a rich and varied history, Aberdeen makes us proud.
A very low crime rate, friendly people and the ability to enjoy the beautiful outdoors are just a few of the benefits of living in Aberdeen. At Mickelson Realtors our agents have lived here most of their lives and can tell you almost anything you need to know before and after your move. Whether upgrading, purchasing an investment property, relocating for business reasons, or wanting to move the family to a more friendly environment, Aberdeen is a place you will be proud to call home. We sure are!!
From three-story treasures built in beautiful Victorian fashion to Learn about homes in the area by clicking here to visit our Buyer’s page.
Excellent educational opportunities are available in Aberdeen. In addition to those listed, there is a strong homeschooling community too!
Dining and Shopping
In addition to family favorites like Ruby Tuesday, Pizza Hut, Qdoba, Starbucks and Caribou Coffee, there are a number of fabulous options for lovers of locally owned and operated restaurants. These include The Brass Kettle, Roma Ristorante Italiano, The Flame, Mazatlan, Imperial Buffet and The Red Rooster to name just a few.
We are also fans of the Aberdeen Co Op called Natural Abundance. Kessler’s is an established locally owned grocery store, bakery, and pharmacy with a wine, beer and liquor selection that will knock your socks off! Another local favorite is Ken’s Super Fair Foods.
You probably have your own favorites . Don’t worry–we have all the big box stores covered too, like Target, Wal-mart, Kmart, Shopko, Hobby Lobby and Kohl’s.
If you’re bored in Aberdeen, it might be your own fault! There is always plenty to do, even if you’re not “outdoorsey.”
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Mickelson Realtors is a proud supporter of the South Dakota Film Festival!
Aberdeen Community Theater holds regular performances spring through fall at the historic Capitol Cinema in downtown. In the off season, the theater offers full-length feature and art house films. (Stay in touch or get updates on Facebook.)
We recommend AllAberdeen.net for a regularly updated city-wide calendar of entertainment and cultural events and opportunities, of which there are many.
For more local resources, please visit our Aberdeen Links and Resources page.
Parks and Recreation
Aberdeen Parks, Rec and Forestry Department –Anything fun you want to do around town? Our amazing parks and rec department can probably help you. From dance classes, art classes, Storybook Land festival, even snowshoeing in winter time–check out the website for any recreational opportunities in the area. View current Parks & Rec Guide/Brochure
Wylie Park and Storybook Land
Lee Park Golf Course-–offers 18 holes, 6,581 yards at par of 72, has a rating of 69.6 and slope rating of 128.
Moccasin Creek Country Club–18-hole golf course that features 7,125 yards, par 72, 72.5 rating and a 138 slope rating on blue grass.
Rolling Hills Golf Club–-Aberdeen’s newest course (opened 2004), Rolling hills is another fantastic golf course that features 9 holes for a par of 35 and a rating of 69.8.