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  • AIKEN, a city and the county-seat of Aiken county, South Carolina, U.S.A., 17 m.
  • AIKEN, a city and the county-seat of Aiken county, South Carolina, U.S.A., 17 m.
  • Aiken is a fashionable winter resort, chiefly frequented by Northerners, and is pleasantly situated about Soo ft.
  • The dry and unusually equable temperature (mean for winter 50° F., for spring 57° F., and for autumn 64° F.) and the balmy air laden with the fragrance of the pine forests have combined to make Aiken a health and pleasure resort; its climate is said to be especially beneficial for those afflicted with pulmonary diseases.
  • Aiken was settled in the early part of the 19th century, but was not incorporated until 1835, when it was named in honour of William Aiken, Sr. (1779-1831), first president of the South Carolina Railroad and Canal Co.
 

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