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Introduction ...

Below is our collection of tidbits, odds 'n ends for Auburn.

This page contains two sections:

How Far From Auburn to ...

We spend a lot of time looking through Gazetteers that were published in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Many of the Gazetteers include the distance from a city such as Auburn to various places of note, such as the White House.

With a nod to our favorite Gazetteers, the straight-line distance<1> beginning in Auburn to:

  • Lincoln [Map], which is the State Capital of Nebraska, lies 52 miles [83.7 km] to the Northwest (NW). If you could walk a straight line from Auburn to Lincoln, with an average speed<2> of 2.2 miles [3.5 km] per hour, it would take most of three days to make the trip. A horse and buggy averaging 3.2 miles [5.1 km] per hour would take over two days.
  • The White House (Washington, DC [Map]) is 1,003 miles [1,614.2 km] to the East (E). Driving, with an average speed of 63 miles [101.4 km] per hour, would take most of two days, a buggy would take 40 days and walking would take 57 days.
  • The shortest distance<3> to Jerusalem (specifically the Temple Mount and the Dome of the Rock [Map]) is 6,548 miles [10,538 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<4>
  • The distance to the Great Mosque of Mecca (specifically the Ka'bah - or Kaaba [Map]) is 7,298 miles [11,745 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<5>
  • The distance to Saint Peter's Basilica (The Vatican [Map]) is 5,195 miles [8,360.5 km] and it lies to the Northeast (NE).<6>

Communities Also Named Auburn ...

We have found 49 communities that share the name Auburn.

While the name Auburn is unique within Nebraska, we know of another 46 communities with the same name in the United States and Canada.

In addition to the above occurrences of Auburn, we know of 3 communities located outside of the United States and Canada.

We have broken our list into two sections:

Communities outside of Nebraska

Communities located internationally


Communities Outside of Nebraska

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 ArkansasKentuckyNew JerseyPrince Edward Island
 CaliforniaMaineNew YorkRhode Island
 ColoradoMarylandNorth CarolinaSouth Carolina
 DelawareMassachusettsNorth DakotaTennessee
 FloridaMichiganNova ScotiaTexas
 GeorgiaMinnesotaOhioVirginia
 IllinoisMississippiOklahomaWashington
 IndianaMissouriOntarioWest Virginia
 IowaNevadaOregonWyoming

Alabama

Lee County

Our profile page for Auburn, Lee County   [Map]
Distance: About 785 miles [1,263.3 km] to the Southeast

Arkansas

Sebastian County

Our profile page for Auburn, Sebastian County   [Map]
This community is historic.<7>
Distance: About 366 miles [589 km] to the South Southeast

California

Placer County

Our profile page for Auburn, Placer County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,340 miles [2,156.5 km] to the West

Colorado

Weld County

Our profile page for Auburn, Weld County   [Map]
Distance: About 462 miles [743.5 km] to the West

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Delaware

New Castle County

Our profile page for Auburn, New Castle County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,062 miles [1,709.1 km] to the East

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Florida

Okaloosa County

Our profile page for Auburn, Okaloosa County   [Map]
Distance: About 841 miles [1,353.5 km] to the Southeast

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Georgia

Barrow County

Our profile page for Auburn, Barrow County   [Map]
Distance: About 793 miles [1,276.2 km] to the East Southeast

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Illinois

Clark County

Our profile page for Auburn, Clark County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.<8>
Although located in Clark County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

Sangamon County

Our profile page for Auburn, Sangamon County   [Map]
Distance: About 327 miles [526.3 km] to the East

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Indiana

DeKalb County

Our profile page for Auburn, DeKalb County   [Map]
Distance: About 566 miles [910.9 km] to the East

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Iowa

Sac County

Our profile page for Auburn, Sac County   [Map]
Distance: About 137 miles [220.5 km] to the North Northeast

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Kansas

Shawnee County

Our profile page for Auburn, Shawnee County   [Map]
Distance: About 102 miles [164.2 km] to the South

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Kentucky

Logan County

Our profile page for Auburn, Logan County   [Map]
Distance: About 548 miles [881.9 km] to the East Southeast

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Maine

Androscoggin County

Our profile page for Auburn, Androscoggin County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,327 miles [2,135.6 km] to the East Northeast

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Maryland

Prince George's County

Our profile page for Auburn, Prince George's County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,007 miles [1,620.6 km] to the East

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Massachusetts

Worcester County

Our profile page for Auburn, Worcester County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,247 miles [2,006.9 km] to the East Northeast

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Michigan

Bay County

Our profile page for Auburn, Bay County   [Map]
Distance: About 642 miles [1,033.2 km] to the East Northeast

Oakland County

Our profile page for Auburn, Oakland County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Oakland County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Minnesota

Dakota County

Our profile page for Auburn, Dakota County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Dakota County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Mississippi

Lee County

Our profile page for Auburn, Lee County   [Map]
Distance: About 577 miles [928.6 km] to the Southeast

Lincoln County

Our profile page for Auburn, Lincoln County   [Map]
Distance: About 688 miles [1,107.2 km] to the South Southeast

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Missouri

Lincoln County

Our profile page for Auburn, Lincoln County   [Map]
Distance: About 272 miles [437.7 km] to the East Southeast

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Nevada

Washoe County

Our profile page for Auburn, Washoe County
This community is historic.
Although located in Washoe County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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New Hampshire

Rockingham County

Our profile page for Auburn, Rockingham County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,271 miles [2,045.5 km] to the East Northeast

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New Jersey

Salem County

Our profile page for Auburn, Salem County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,080 miles [1,738.1 km] to the East

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New York

Cayuga County

Our profile page for Auburn, Cayuga County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,007 miles [1,620.6 km] to the East Northeast

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North Carolina

Wake County

Our profile page for Auburn, Wake County   [Map]
Distance: About 992 miles [1,596.5 km] to the East Southeast

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North Dakota

Walsh County

Our profile page for Auburn, Walsh County   [Map]
Distance: About 566 miles [910.9 km] to the North

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Nova Scotia

Our profile page for Auburn   [Map]
Distance: About 1,593 miles [2,563.7 km] to the East Northeast

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Ohio

Butler County

Our profile page for Auburn, Butler County   [Map]
Distance: About 593 miles [954.3 km] to the East

Geauga County

Our profile page for Auburn, Geauga County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Geauga County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Oklahoma

Woods County

Our profile page for Auburn, Woods County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Woods County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Ontario

Our profile page for Auburn   [Map]
Distance: About 768 miles [1,236 km] to the East Northeast

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Oregon

Baker County

Our profile page for Auburn, Baker County   [Map]
This community is historic.
Distance: About 1,159 miles [1,865.2 km] to the West Northwest

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Pennsylvania

Schuylkill County

Our profile page for Auburn, Schuylkill County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,034 miles [1,664.1 km] to the East

Susquehanna County

Our profile page for Auburn, Susquehanna County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Susquehanna County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Prince Edward Island

Our profile page for Auburn   [Map]
Distance: About 1,690 miles [2,719.8 km] to the East Northeast

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Rhode Island

Providence County

Our profile page for Auburn, Providence County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,270 miles [2,043.9 km] to the East Northeast

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South Carolina

Darlington County

Our profile page for Auburn, Darlington County   [Map]
Distance: About 962 miles [1,548.2 km] to the East Southeast

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Tennessee

Cannon County

Our profile page for Auburn, Cannon County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Cannon County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Texas

Ellis County

Our profile page for Auburn, Ellis County   [Map]
Distance: About 562 miles [904.5 km] to the South

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Virginia

Fauquier County

Our profile page for Auburn, Fauquier County   [Map]
Distance: About 971 miles [1,562.7 km] to the East

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Washington

King County

Our profile page for Auburn, King County   [Map]
Distance: About 1,389 miles [2,235.4 km] to the West Northwest

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West Virginia

Ritchie County

Our profile page for Auburn, Ritchie County   [Map]
Distance: About 799 miles [1,285.9 km] to the East

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Wyoming

Lincoln County

Our profile page for Auburn, Lincoln County   [Map]
Distance: About 798 miles [1,284.3 km] to the West Northwest

Uinta County

Our profile page for Auburn, Uinta County
We found mention of this community, but have little information.
Although located in Uinta County, we don't know the location of this community within the county.

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Communities Located Internationally

Just a reminder: Our measurements are based on the Great Circle Route. See footnote <3>


Australia

- South Australia   [Map]

Distance: About 9,445 miles [15,200.3 km] to the West

- New South Wales   [Map]

Distance: About 8,806 miles [14,171.9 km] to the West Southwest

Ireland   [Map]

Distance: About 3,973 miles [6,393.9 km] to the Northeast

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The official website for State of Nebraska: www.nebraska.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that begins 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, 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: 40.3901, Longitude: -95.8433     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Auburn have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<2>While we have tried to pick reasonable speeds, the rate of travel is very theoretical - obstacles like fences, hills, lakes, river crossings and rest stops have been ignored. When we say 'Days' of travel, we're assuming 8 hours of travel per day.

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<3>The shortest line can be visualized by stretching a string on a Globe from Point A to Point B - this is known as a Great Circle Route. Where you might expect the shortest route from Auburn to the Middle East to be East and South, the Great Circle Route actually lies to the North and East.

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<4>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Jerusalem is 319.977 degrees.

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<5>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to Mecca is 317.491 degrees.

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<6>The calculated bearing (or the angle) to the Vatican is 313.048 degrees.

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<7>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Auburn, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<8>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer as a placeholder. As we find more information about that community, it will be added to our Gazetteer.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. The community might still exist or it might have existed for just a short period of time. Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, families in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc.

Also keep in mind that the community could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Auburn.



 
 
 

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