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n. 1 (surname: from=given names) 2 A city in South Carolina

Aiken, SC -- U.S. city in South Carolina
Population (2000): 25337
Housing Units (2000): 11373
Land area (2000): 16.175869 sq. miles (41.895306 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 0.014515 sq. miles (0.037594 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 16.190384 sq. miles (41.932900 sq. km)
FIPS code: 00550
Located within: South Carolina (SC), FIPS 45
Location: 33.549397 N, 81.720689 W
ZIP Codes (1990): 29801 29803
Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
Aiken, SC
Aiken -- U.S. County in South Carolina
Population (2000): 142552
Housing Units (2000): 61987
Land area (2000): 1072.664100 sq. miles (2778.187147 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 7.793244 sq. miles (20.184408 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 1080.457344 sq. miles (2798.371555 sq. km)
Located within: South Carolina (SC), FIPS 45
Location: 33.551725 N, 81.699840 W
Aiken, SC
Aiken County
Aiken County, SC

Aiken can refer to:

  • Aiken, Illinois
  • Aiken County, South Carolina
    • near Savannah River Plant
  • Aiken, South Carolina, Aiken County's county seat
  • The University of South Carolina Aiken
  • Aiken, Texas
    • Aiken, Bell County, Texas
    • Aiken, Floyd County, Texas
    • Aiken, Shelby County, Texas
  • Inman, Kansas, once known as Aiken
Aiken (surname)

Aiken is a surname, and may refer to

  • Albert Aiken, Northern Irish footballer who played for Brentford
  • Ann Aiken (born 1951), US District Court Judge
  • Blair Aiken (born 1956), American NASCAR driver
  • Brady Aiken (born 1996), American baseball player
  • Carl Aiken, Jamaican reggae singer Shinehead
  • Caroline Aiken (born 1955), musician from Atlanta, Georgia
  • Charles Augustus Aiken (1827–1892), American clergyman and academic
  • Charles Avery Aiken (1872-1965), American painter, and watercolorist
  • Clay Aiken (born 1978), singer (American Idol)
  • Conrad Aiken (1889–1973), author (father of Joan Aiken)
  • Danny Aiken, New England Patriots
  • D. Wyatt Aiken (1828 -1887), South Carolina congressman
  • Frank Aiken (1898–1983), Irish politician
  • Frederick Aiken (1832–1878), American lawyer and journalist
  • George Aiken (1892–1984), politician from the U.S. state of Vermont
  • Howard Aiken, American computer pioneer
  • James Aiken, Canadian politician
  • Jesse B. Aiken, American musician
  • Joan Aiken, British novelist (daughter of Conrad Aiken)
  • John Macdonald Aiken (1880–1961), Scottish painter
  • John Aiken (RAF officer) (1921–2005), British Air Chief Marshal
  • John Aiken (ice hockey) (born 1932), US ice hockey player
  • John Aiken (cricketer) (born 1970), New Zealand cricketer
  • Kimberly Clarice Aiken, Miss America 1994
  • Liam Aiken (born 1990), American actor
  • Linda Aiken (born 1943), American nursing researcher
  • Loretta Mary Aiken (born 1894), aka Moms Mabley, American standup comedian
  • Miles Aiken (born 1941), American basketball player
  • Sam Aiken, American football player
  • Thomas Aiken, South African Golf player
  • William Aiken, American politician
  • William Aiken, Jr., Governor of South Carolina
  • William Martin Aiken, American architect

Usage examples of "aiken".

Late one night, Aiken and a gang of young confederates stole quantities of cement and conduit and modified the rocks at the rim of the falls.

And the dolly on the leash is a recidivist whacko, a few stripes blacker than poor Aiken, no doubt.

Mishima warned him to touch nothing, and Aiken gave him a reassuring gesture.

Annamaria Roccaro was the last to get into position, smiling in apology as she crowded next to Aiken Drum and felt the hard tools in his pockets pressing through the sleeves and skirts of her habit.

Even from his viewpoint more than ten meters away, Aiken could see the slabs of thick oak tremble from the force of rhythmic smashes.

Pass over Aiken and the other silver-torc prisoners, the man Raimo and the woman Sukey, their infantile mental babblings as grating as the efforts of fledgling violinists importuning the ears of a cranky virtuoso.

Egged on by Aiken, she had tested her ability by snooping into Stein, intrigued by the apparent helplessness of the sleeping giant.

And that brought on another row, as the forester lashed out again with his enhanced PK function and Aiken fought back with his coercive power, trying to make Raimo ram his own forefinger down his throat.

I think perhaps the Hunt would appeal to your particular sporting instinct, Aiken Drum.

Not only to free us, but to rescue the others, Bryan, Elizabeth, Aiken, Stein.

If Aiken wanted the police to start arresting looters he was going to have to take responsibility for housing them.

San Francisco Mayor Conrad Aiken has called for a dusk-to-dawn curfew and has asked the governor to declare a state of emergency for the city and county.

San Francisco, Conrad Aiken, stood looking out over yet another tent city, this one in the Civic Center Park, directly below where he stood partially hidden behind the flags of the United States and of California on the ceremonial balcony area over the magnificently carved double-doorways of City Hall.

This failing was often combined with a disdain for compromise, an almost sublime disregard for reality, at least as Aiken knew it.

Mayor Aiken thought his post-lunch meeting with Philip Mohandas would be smooth sailing, a photo op.