A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Welcome to Auburn ...
The location of Auburn has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Auburn has a population of 66,259 people<3> (see below for details).
Auburn was established in 1836.
The community of Auburn is 700 feet [213 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Auburn lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: If you travel east from Auburn (for example, toward Twin Chapel (GA)), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).
The area code for Auburn: (334)
The ZIP codes for Auburn: 36830-36832<5>
Websites for Auburn ...
Official Website: www.auburnalabama.org/
Chamber of Commerce: www.auburnchamber.com/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Auburn had an population of 66,259 people. This is an increase of 24.13% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 54.14% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Auburn had a population of 53,380 people (which is 38.06% of the total population of Lee County). This makes Auburn the county's most populous community.
The population of Auburn represents 1.12% of the total population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 9th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 53,380 people, the population of Auburn increased 24.18% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 42,987 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Auburn.
Adding Auburn to Our Gazetteer ...
As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.
We originally found mention of Auburn in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, we also found mention of Auburn elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Auburn on a Rand McNally Map of Alabama (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Auburn on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Auburn ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 46 communities that are also named Auburn - they are located in Arkansas, California, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois (2), Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan (2), Minnesota, Mississippi (2), Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Nova Scotia, Ohio (2), Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania (2), Prince Edward Island, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia and Wyoming (2).
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Auburn.
Communities near Auburn ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Auburn.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Auburn. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Auburn.
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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Auburn.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Auburn. Our list includes 10 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Auburn.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Auburn ...
Looking for more information about Auburn? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Auburn, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Auburn.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Auburn: www.auburnalabama.org/
The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/
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This page was last modified: 04 Mar 2021