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Welcome to Auburn ...

Auburn is located in Wake County<1>.

Auburn is 330 feet [101 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Telephone area codes for Auburn: (919) & (984)<3>

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 in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Auburn on a map titled Rand McNally Map of North Carolina (1911).

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, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan (2), Minnesota, Mississippi (2), Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, 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.

  • Raleigh [Wake County]
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    • Raleigh [Wake County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Auburn
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 474,414 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Raleigh
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Raleigh<5>
  • Cary [Chatham County]
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    • Cary [Chatham County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the west of Auburn
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 173,587 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cary have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cary
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cary<5>
  • Apex [Wake County]
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    • Apex [Wake County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the west of Auburn
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 64,388 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Apex have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Apex
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Apex<5>
  • Holly Springs [Wake County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Holly Springs
    • Holly Springs [Wake County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the west of Auburn
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 39,882 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Holly Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Holly Springs
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Holly Springs<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Garner [Wake County]
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      • Garner [Wake County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the west of Auburn
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 32,180 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Garner have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Garner
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Garner<5>
    • Fuquay-Varina [Wake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fuquay-Varina
      • Fuquay-Varina [Wake County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Auburn
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 32,145 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fuquay-Varina have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fuquay-Varina
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fuquay-Varina<5>
    • Morrisville [Durham County]
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      • Morrisville [Durham County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northwest of Auburn
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 30,495 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Morrisville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Morrisville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Morrisville<5>
    • Clayton [Johnston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clayton
      • Clayton [Johnston County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Auburn
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 26,458 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clayton have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clayton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clayton<5>
    • Knightdale [Wake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Knightdale
      • Knightdale [Wake County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Auburn
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 18,122 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Knightdale have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Knightdale
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Knightdale<5>
    • Smithfield [Johnston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Smithfield
      • Smithfield [Johnston County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Auburn
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,333 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smithfield
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Smithfield<5>

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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Auburn, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Auburn.

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About Wake County

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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 Wake County: www.wakegov.com/

The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of North Carolina's counties, including Wake, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Auburn - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Area code (984) is an overlay for area code (919).
<4>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, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from AuburnOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Auburn. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.6931, Longitude: -78.5552    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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