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Welcome to Auburn ...

The city of Auburn is located in Logan County<1>.

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 1,380 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Auburn.

Auburn is 640 feet [195 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 (270) area code.

The ZIP code for Auburn: 42206<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Auburn had an population of 1,380 people. This is an increase of 2.99% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 4.43% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Auburn had a population of 1,340 people. This makes Auburn the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Auburn represents 0.03% of the total population of Kentucky (which has 4,339,367 people), making it the state's 179th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,340 people, the population of Auburn decreased 7.2% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,444 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).

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 Alabama, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois (2), Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, 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.

  • Bowling Green [Warren County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bowling Green
    • Bowling Green [Warren County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northeast of Auburn
    • Estimated population in 2019: 70,543 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bowling Green have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Former names for Bowling Green:
    • Bolin Green
    • McFadden's Station
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bowling Green
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bowling Green<7>
  • Franklin [Simpson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Franklin
    • Franklin [Simpson County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the southeast of Auburn
    • Estimated population in 2019: 9,010 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Franklin
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Franklin<7>
  • Russellville [Logan County]
  • Orlinda [Robertson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Orlinda
    • Orlinda [Robertson County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the south of Auburn
    • Estimated population in 2019: 940 people
    • Former name for Orlinda:
    • Crocker's Crossroads
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Orlinda
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Orlinda<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Adairville [Logan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Adairville
      • Adairville [Logan County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the southwest of Auburn
      • Estimated population in 2019: 885 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Adairville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Adairville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Adairville<7>
    • Lewisburg [Logan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lewisburg
      • Lewisburg [Logan County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the northwest of Auburn
      • Estimated population in 2019: 804 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lewisburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lewisburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lewisburg<7>
    • Woodburn [Warren County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodburn
      • Woodburn [Warren County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the east of Auburn
      • Estimated population in 2019: 365 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodburn have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodburn
    • Mitchell [Robertson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mitchell
      • Mitchell [Robertson County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southeast of Auburn
      • Estimated population in 2014: 198 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mitchell have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mitchell
    • Mitchellville [Sumner County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mitchellville
      • Mitchellville [Sumner County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southeast of Auburn
      • Estimated population in 2019: 196 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mitchellville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mitchellville
    • Richelieu [Butler County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Richelieu
      • Richelieu [Butler County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the north of Auburn
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Richelieu

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 5 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 ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Kentucky

About Logan County

About Kentucky

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Auburn. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Kentucky: https://kentucky.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Kentucky's counties, including Logan, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Auburn.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Auburn - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn 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 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: 36.8644, Longitude: -86.7180       In this case, the coordinates for Auburn have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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