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Auburn Hills, Michigan

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Welcome to Auburn Hills ...

The city of Auburn Hills is located in Oakland County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Auburn Hills has a population of 23,296 people<1> (see below for details).

Auburn Hills is 950 feet [290 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Telephone area codes for Auburn Hills: (248) & (947)<3>

The ZIP codes for Auburn Hills: 48321, 48326<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Auburn Hills had a population of 21,412 people. This makes Auburn Hills the county's 10th most populous community.

The population of Auburn Hills represents 0.22% of the total population of Michigan (which has 9,883,640 people), making it the state's 50th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 21,412 people, the population of Auburn Hills increased 7.94% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 19,837 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Auburn Hills had an population of 23,296 people. This is an increase of 8.8% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 17.44% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Auburn Hills ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance as if you drove.<5>.

Community   2017
Farmington Hills   [Map]   81,050   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Madison Heights   [Map]   30,050   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Novi   [Map]   59,715   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Oak Park   [Map]   29,654   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Roseville   [Map]   47,501   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Royal Oak   [Map]   59,112   S   13 miles [20.9 km]

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

Communities Also Named Auburn Hills ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Auburn Hills - they are located in Delaware and Tennessee.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Auburn Hills.

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 Hills. 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 Hills. 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 Hills.

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

Websites for Auburn Hills ...

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TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Auburn Hills ...

Looking for more information about Auburn Hills? 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 Hills, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Auburn Hills.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Michigan

About Oakland County

About Michigan

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Auburn Hills:

The official website for Oakland County:

The official website for State of Michigan:

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Auburn Hills.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Auburn Hills - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (947) is an overlay for area code (248).

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<4>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 Hills). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Auburn Hills or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Auburn Hills) 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 Hills. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Auburn Hills

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Auburn Hills. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.6788, Longitude: -83.2307     [Map].

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