A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Welcome to Auburn ...
The pronunciation of Auburn: AW-buhrn<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Auburn has a population of 4,628 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Auburn.
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
The telephone area code for Auburn: (217)
The ZIP code for Auburn: 62615<5>
Websites for Auburn ...
Official Website: www.auburnctnet.com/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Auburn had an population of 4,628 people. This is a decrease of 3% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 7.2% since the 2000 Census).
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).
More information can be found on the Census 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.
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. 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.
Adding Auburn to Our Gazetteer ...
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, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Auburn was on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1870.
We also found Auburn in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Auburn on our Genealogy Page.
Other Roadside Stops ...
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
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022