Downtown/Main Street

Downtown Website

There is now a website dedicated to Downtown Aberdeen.  You can find local businesses, events that are happening in Downtown, and more.

Check it out at:

The Exchange Place Lawn

The Town of Aberdeen is now offering a rental space opportunity in Downtown Aberdeen. Conveniently located at 129 Exchange St., The Exchange Place Lawn provides a beautiful green space perfect for centralized events. Take a look at the Lawn Application and Agreement for more details!

Downtown Aberdeen Advisory Board

Have innovative ideas for Downtown Aberdeen? Have a calling to become a leader in your area? Want to have an influential voice for your community? Apply for a seat on our Downtown Aberdeen Advisory Board (DAAB)!

The DAAB serves as an advisor to the Town’s Board of Commissioners (BOC). The DAAB will be the champions for Downtown Aberdeen’s mission of making our urban core a vibrant destination in our region. Some of the board’s purposes are:

  • Advise, deliberate and make recommendations to the Board of Commissioners to help facilitate the implementation of the Downtown Streetscape Masterplan Plan;
  • Serve to support economic development efforts, and the marketing and promotion of downtown;
  • Identify appropriate uses for downtown and identify developers/investors for downtown development;
  • Recommend to the Board of Commissioner an overall policy for the continued development and sustainability of downtown;
  • Develop financial tools for downtown development;
  • Promote and facilitate the improvement of downtown infrastructure, including water, public safety, parks, parking, transportation, utilities sidewalks, sewer, and streetscape;
  • Promote and facilitate a program to assist in business retention in the downtown;
  • Promote and facilitate a marketing program to increase sales, visitors, and awareness of downtown;
  • Provide the Board of Commissioners with representative community participation in preparing and implementing plans and reports concerning development of downtown;
  • Promote, facilitate, and act as liaison to catalytic developments significantly affecting the downtown area;
  • Promote and support downtown as a special event location.
  • Encourage the historic preservation, protection and use of Aberdeen’s downtown area.

For more information, click here to view the DAAB’s By-Laws and/or contact Jen Gallimore at [email protected] – 910.944.4506.

To apply, fill out a Board Nomination Form and Committee Preference Form. Submission details are included in each document.

Main Street America/NC Main Street Designated Community

Main Street America
As a Main Street America Affiliate™, The Town of Aberdeen is part of a national network of more than 1,200 neighborhoods and communities who share both a commitment to creating high-quality places and to building stronger communities through preservation-based economic development.

NC Main Street The Town of Aberdeen is a North Carolina Main Street Community, designated by the NC Department of Commerce and Main Street & Rural Planning Center. Downtown Aberdeen is charged with administering the program at the local level and building a public-private partnership to spur economic development in partnership with the state agency.
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Phone: 910-944-1115
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