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 The location of Auburn 

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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Auburn.

This page contains five sections:

Around Auburn ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Montgomery. It is located about 48 miles [77 km] to the west of Auburn. Montgomery has a population of 201,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Columbus (GA). It is located about 30 miles [48 km] to the east of Auburn and has a population of 201,000 people.

For comparison, Auburn has a population of 62,100 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Auburn and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Alexander City   [Map]   14,718   NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Dadeville   [Map]   3,150   NW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Lanett   [Map]   6,452   NE   23 miles [37 km]
Opelika   [Map]   29,527   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Phenix City   [Map]   37,570   E   28 miles [45.1 km]
Pike Road   [Map]   8,274   SW   44 miles [70.8 km]
Roanoke   [Map]   6,005   N   37 miles [59.5 km]
Smith's Station   [Map]   5,300   E   22 miles [35.4 km]
Tallassee   [Map]   4,778   W   24 miles [38.6 km]
Tuskegee   [Map]   8,817   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Union Springs   [Map]   3,919   S   35 miles [56.3 km]
Valley   [Map]   9,464   NE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Wetumpka   [Map]   7,994   W   42 miles [67.6 km]
LaGrange (GA)   [Map]   30,695   NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
West Point (GA)   [Map]   3,728   NE   25 miles [40.2 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Agricola   [Map]   ---   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Beauregard   [Map]   ---   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
The Bottle   [Map]   ---   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Camp Hill   [Map]   981   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Crawford   [Map]   ---   SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Cusseta   [Map]   124   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Liberty City   [Map]   ---   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Loachapoka   [Map]   190   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Marvyn   [Map]   ---   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Notasulga   [Map]   856   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Prince Crossroads   [Map]   ---   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Reeltown   [Map]   ---   W   18 miles [29 km]
Ridgewood Village   [Map]   ---   SW   2 miles [3.2 km]
Salem   [Map]   ---   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Waverly   [Map]   148   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]

For more communities neighboring Auburn, please visit our County-by-County Page for Auburn.

Lee County ...

Auburn is located in Lee County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Lee County: Chambers, Macon, Russell, Tallapoosa, Harris (GA) & Muscogee (GA).

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Auburn ...

Looking for more information about Auburn? A good source is the TripAdvisor website and we always start with their TripAdvisor Tourism page. The Tourism page gives you an overview and then the links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Auburn, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Auburn.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a new section that have been added to our Genealogy Helper Page for Auburn.

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Auburn. Our list includes the location of each cemetery, with the ability to see an overhead view of the cemetery.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Auburn. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.

Airports Near Auburn ...

Of the airports that we know about, these are some of the closest to Auburn.

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Auburn - Opelika Airport (AUO/KAUO)   [Map]   AUO   E   3 miles [4.8 km]
Moton Fld. Muni.   [Map]   06A   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Camp Hill Airport   [Map]   ---   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Lanett Muni.   [Map]   7A3   NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Tallassee Muni.   [Map]   ---   WSW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Columbus Metro Airport (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]   CSG   ESE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Thomas C. Russell Fld.(ICAO: KALX)   [Map]   ALX   NW   34 miles [54.7 km]

When we're on the road, rather than always picking an airport that is close to our destination, we try to see if there might be another airport that would be a better fit to our travel plans.<5> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and where they are relatively close to Auburn.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Auburn. You should check the map and see how accessible they are when considering one airport over another.

Large Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   NE   93 miles [149.7 km]
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   NW   98 miles [157.7 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Columbus Metro Airport (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]   CSG   ESE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   N   36 miles [57.9 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   WSW   57 miles [91.7 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Auburn - Opelika Airport (AUO/KAUO)   [Map]   AUO   E   3 miles [4.8 km]
Moton Fld. Muni.   [Map]   06A   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Camp Hill Airport   [Map]   ---   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Lanett Muni.   [Map]   7A3   NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Tallassee Muni.   [Map]   ---   WSW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Thomas C. Russell Fld.(ICAO: KALX)   [Map]   ALX   NW   34 miles [54.7 km]

Additional Airport Information

For each of the airports listed below, we've linked to websites where detailed information about the airport can be found.

Hartsfield - Jackson Intl.   (ATL/KATL)   [Map]
        Website for Hartsfield - Jackson Atlanta International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Birmingham Intl.   (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]
        Website for Birmingham - Shuttlesworth International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Dothan Rgnl.   (DHN/KDHN)   [Map]
        Website for Dothan Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Southwest Georgia Rgnl.   (ABY/KABY)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Middle Georgia Rgnl.   (MCN/KMCN)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Auburn - Opelika Airport   (AUO/KAUO)   [Map]
        Website for Auburn - Opelika Robert G. Pitts Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Thomas C. Russell Fld.   (ICAO: KALX)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Northwest Florida Rgnl.   (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]
        Website for Northwest Florida Regional Airport (Elgin AFB)
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
La Grange - Callaway Airport   (ICAO: KLGC)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Weedon Fld.   (ICAO: KEUF)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Pensacola Rgnl.   (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]
        Website for Pensacola Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
McGhee Tyson Airport   (TYS/KTYS)   [Map]
        Website for McGhee Tyson Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Nashville Intl.   (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]
        Website for Nashville International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Savannah / Hilton Head Intl.   (SAV/KSAV)   [Map]
        Website for Savannah / Hilton Head International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Columbus Metro Airport   (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]
        Website for Columbus Metropolitan Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Montgomery Rgnl.   (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]
        Website for Montgomery Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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The official website for Auburn: www.auburnalabama.org/

The official website for State of Alabama: www.alabama.gov/







Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Auburn.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance beginning in Auburn. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Auburn) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Auburn. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Auburn

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Auburn. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.6108, Longitude: -85.4869     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Auburn have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>The IATA and ICAO are organizations that, amongst other functions, provide identifying codes for airports. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is an airline trade organization. The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) is an agency of the United Nations. Although the codes are similar, be careful not to confuse them.

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<4>On an airport-by-airport basis, an NFDC report typically includes a description of airport operations, contacts, the runway(s), and radio, navigation & weather frequencies. The National Flight Data Center (NFDC) is operated by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) with the purpose of collecting, validating and disseminating information about airports.

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<5>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Auburn), we usually look for the obvious: the choice of airlines that fly into the airport, the number of flights, the connections we have to make, which car rentals are available, etc. We also look for sights and attractions that we might find between any given airport and our destination - we do love exploring. We're willing to fly into a more distant airport if we can get the services and amenities that we like. Even though our choice of airport might be inconvenient to others, it usually gives us a better trip.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Auburn.



 
 
 

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