RoadsideThoughts
A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Community
Index
State
Index
Province
Index
County
Index
State
Quarters
 
Sitemap
     

Auburn, Illinois
(Sangamon County)

Community
Profile
Nearby Census Genealogy
Helper
Cemeteries Tidbits &
Trivia
Local
Newspapers
TripAdvisor
Links
Interactive
Map
Wish
List
Other IL
Communities





The location of Auburn













Welcome to Auburn ...

The city of Auburn is located in Sangamon County.

The location of Auburn has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

The pronunciation of Auburn: AW-buhrn<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Auburn has a population of 4,710 people<3> (see below for details).

Auburn is 610 feet [186 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Auburn lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Auburn lies within the (217) area code.

The ZIP code for Auburn: 62615<5>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Auburn had a population of 4,771 people. This makes Auburn the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Auburn represents 0.04% of the total population of Illinois (which has 12,830,632 people), making it the state's 343rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,771 people, the population of Auburn increased 10.52% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 4,317 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Auburn had an population of 4,710 people. This is a decrease of 1.28% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 9.1% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Auburn.

Communities near Auburn ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are driving.<6>.

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Chatham   [Map]   12,624   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Girard   [Map]   2,015   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Jerome   [Map]   1,607   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Kincaid   [Map]   1,410   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Leland Grove   [Map]   1,488   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Pawnee   [Map]   2,676   E   8 miles [12.9 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Auburn.

Communities Also Named Auburn ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Illinois communities named Auburn: This one is located in Sangamon County and the other is located in Clark County.

Beyond Illinois, there are 46 communities that are also named Auburn - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, 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.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Auburn. If available, we provide a satellite 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.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Auburn.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Auburn:

Websites for Auburn ...

Official Website: www.auburnctnet.com/

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 ...

Search for a Community located in Illinois

About Sangamon County

About Illinois

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Auburn: www.auburnctnet.com/

The official website for Sangamon County: www.co.sangamon.il.us/

The official website for State of Illinois: https://illinois.gov

Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

- Return to Citation

<2>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Auburn. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

- Return to Citation

<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Auburn.

- Return to Citation

<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Auburn - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

- Return to Citation

<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Auburn). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Auburn or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

- Return to Citation

<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things 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 for our own planning, 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 we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.5758, Longitude: -89.7427     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Auburn have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

- Return to Citation























 

 

 

 

 


Home
Page
Sitemap Privacy
Statement
Terms
of Use
Feedback

 

 

Copyright 2019
All Rights Reserved

Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.

If you've found an error or have additional information that you would like to share, please don't hesitate to write. Click here to contact us.

This page was last modified: 22 Apr 2019