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Auburn, Washington

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Welcome to Auburn ...

The city of Auburn is located on Puget Sound.

Auburn is primarily located in King County. A portion of Auburn extends into Pierce County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Auburn has a population of 80,776 people<1> (see below for details).

The community of Auburn was established in 1891.

Auburn is 110 feet [34 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Auburn lies in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time

Auburn is within the (253) area code.

The ZIP codes for Auburn: 98001-98003, 98023, 98047, 98063, 98071, 98092-98093<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Auburn had a population of 70,180 people. This makes Auburn the county's 6th most populous community.

The population of Auburn represents 1.04% of the population of Washington (which has 6,724,540 people), making it the state's 14th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 70,180 people, the population of Auburn increased 74.08% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 40,314 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Auburn had an population of 80,776 people. This is an increase of 15.1% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 100.37% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Auburn ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Auburn and not the distance if you are driving.<4>.

Community   2017
Burien   [Map]   51,671   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Des Moines   [Map]   31,238   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Issaquah   [Map]   37,487   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Lakewood   [Map]   60,296   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Maple Valley   [Map]   25,758   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Puyallup   [Map]   41,001   S   8 miles [12.9 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby 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, 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, West Virginia and Wyoming (2).

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

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. 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. 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. Our list includes 17 papers.

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

Websites for Auburn ...

Official Website:

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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Off-the-Road Links ...

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The official website for State of Washington:

Footnotes ...

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

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

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<3>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: 98001, 98002, 98023, 98047, 98063, 98071, 98092 & 98093.

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<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 Auburn

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Auburn. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 47.3030, Longitude: -122.2258     [Map].

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