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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.



Auburn was established in 1793.

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

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

The telephone area code for Auburn: (315)

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 (or 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 (with 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 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.

  • Baldwinsville
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Baldwinsville have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Baldwinsville
    • Baldwinsville is located in Onondaga County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,791 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Baldwinsville <6>
  • Seneca Falls
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the west)
  • Solvay
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Solvay have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Solvay
    • Solvay is located in Onondaga County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,256 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Solvay <6>
  • Waterloo
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the west)
  • Skaneateles
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Skaneateles have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Skaneateles
    • Skaneateles is located in Onondaga County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,465 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Skaneateles <6>
  • Clyde
    (18 miles [29 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clyde have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clyde
    • Clyde is located in Wayne County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,945 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clyde <6>
  • Marcellus
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the east)
  • Weedsport
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Weedsport have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Weedsport
    • Weedsport is located in Cayuga County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,683 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Weedsport <6>
  • Jordan
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the northeast)
  • Moravia
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southeast)

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.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Auburn was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<7>

From that list, the Auburn post office opened in 1818.

We also found Auburn in the book titled U.S. Post Offices (Oct. 1846).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Auburn.

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>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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