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Welcome to Auburn ...

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Auburn has a population of 26,127 people<2> (see below for details).

Auburn was established in 1793.

The community of Auburn is 660 feet [201 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Auburn lies within the (315) area code.

The ZIP code for Auburn: 13021<4>

Websites for Auburn ...

Official Website:   www.ci.auburn.ny.us/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.cayugacountychamber.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Auburn had an population of 26,127 people. This is a decrease of 5.63% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 8.56% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Auburn had a population of 27,687 people (which is 34.6% of the total population of Cayuga County). This makes Auburn the county's most populous community.

The population of Auburn represents 0.14% of the total population of New York (which has 19,378,102 people), making it the state's 89th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 27,687 people, the population of Auburn decreased 3.1% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 28,574 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, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan (2), Minnesota, Mississippi (2), Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, 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.

  • Camillus (15 miles [24.1 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Camillus
    • Camillus lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Auburn and is located in Onondaga County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 24,261 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Camillus have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Camillus
  • Lysander (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lysander
    • Lysander lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Auburn and is located in Onondaga County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 22,919 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lysander have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lysander
  • Onondaga (18 miles [29 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Onondaga
    • Onondaga lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Auburn and is located in Onondaga County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 22,295 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Onondaga have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Onondaga
  • Geddes (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Geddes
    • Geddes lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Auburn and is located in Onondaga County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,254 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Geddes have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Geddes
  • Van Buren (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Van Buren
    • Van Buren lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Auburn and is located in Onondaga County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,332 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Van Buren have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Van Buren
  • Seneca Falls (11 miles [17.7 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Seneca Falls
    • Seneca Falls lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the west of Auburn and is located in Seneca County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,615 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Seneca Falls have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Seneca Falls
  • Baldwinsville (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Baldwinsville
    • Baldwinsville lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Auburn and is located in Onondaga County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,791 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Baldwinsville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Baldwinsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Baldwinsville<7>
  • Waterloo (17 miles [27.4 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waterloo
    • Waterloo lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of Auburn and is located in Seneca County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,305 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waterloo have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waterloo
  • Skaneateles (7 miles [11.3 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Skaneateles
    • Skaneateles lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the east of Auburn and is located in Onondaga County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,193 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Skaneateles have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Skaneateles
  • Seneca Falls (11 miles [17.7 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Seneca Falls
    • Seneca Falls lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the west of Auburn and is located in Seneca County
    • Estimated population in 2012: 6,677 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Seneca Falls have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Seneca Falls
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Seneca Falls<7>

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 84 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.

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 New York (1897).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Auburn on our Genealogy Page.

Recent Changes to RoadsideThoughts ...

Mentions & References for Auburn

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for New York

About Cayuga County

About New York

The official website for Auburn: www.ci.auburn.ny.us/

The official website for Cayuga County: www.co.cayuga.ny.us/

The official website for State of New York: https://www.ny.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of New York's counties, including Cayuga, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Auburn.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Auburn - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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). 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).
<5>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 drawn 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: 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: 42.9335, Longitude: -76.5662    
<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.
<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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