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Welcome to Auburn ...

The city of Auburn is located in Androscoggin County<1> and is the County Seat for Androscoggin County.

The location of Auburn has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Auburn has a population of 23,196 people<3> (see below for details).

Auburn was established in 1786.

The community of Auburn is 240 feet [73 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Auburn lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

The area code for Auburn: (207)

The ZIP codes for Auburn: 04210-4212<5>

Websites for Auburn ...

Official Website: www.auburnmaine.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Auburn had an population of 23,196 people. This is an increase of 0.61% since the 2010 Census.

At the time of the 2010 Census, Auburn had a population of 23,055 people (which is 21.41% of the total population of Androscoggin County). This makes Auburn the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Auburn represents 1.74% of the population of Maine (which has 1,328,361 people), making it the state's 5th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 23,055 people, the population of Auburn has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 23,203 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 46 communities that are also named Auburn - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois (2), Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, 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.

  • Brunswick [Cumberland County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brunswick
    • Brunswick [Cumberland County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southeast of Auburn
    • Estimated population for 2018: 20,481 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brunswick
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brunswick
  • Lisbon [Androscoggin County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lisbon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lisbon
    • Lisbon [Androscoggin County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the southeast of Auburn
    • Estimated population for 2018: 8,979 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lisbon
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lisbon
  • Topsham [Sagadahoc County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Topsham have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Topsham
    • Topsham [Sagadahoc County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southeast of Auburn
    • Estimated population for 2018: 8,852 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Topsham
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Topsham
  • Yarmouth [Cumberland County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Yarmouth have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Yarmouth
    • Yarmouth [Cumberland County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the south of Auburn
    • Estimated population for 2018: 8,518 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Yarmouth
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Freeport [Cumberland County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Freeport have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Freeport
      • Freeport [Cumberland County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southeast of Auburn
      • Estimated population for 2018: 8,510 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Freeport
    • Gray [Cumberland County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gray have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gray
      • Gray [Cumberland County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the south of Auburn
      • Estimated population for 2018: 8,206 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gray
    • Turner [Androscoggin County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Turner have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Turner
      • Turner [Androscoggin County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the north of Auburn
      • Estimated population for 2018: 5,816 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Turner
    • New Gloucester [Cumberland County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Gloucester have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Gloucester
      • New Gloucester [Cumberland County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the south of Auburn
      • Estimated population for 2018: 5,803 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Gloucester
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Gloucester
    • Poland [Androscoggin County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Poland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Poland
      • Poland [Androscoggin County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the west of Auburn
      • Estimated population for 2018: 5,612 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Poland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Poland
    • Paris [Oxford County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Paris have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Paris
      • Paris [Oxford County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northwest of Auburn
      • Estimated population for 2018: 5,119 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Paris

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 ...

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About Androscoggin County

About Maine

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Auburn: www.auburnmaine.org/

The official website for State of Maine: https://www.maine.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Maine's counties, including Androscoggin, 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).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Auburn includes: 04210, 4211 & 4212.
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. 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 (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, we've provided the following link for your convenience: 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: 44.0845, Longitude: -70.2492       In this case, the coordinates for Auburn have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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