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The location of Auburn









Welcome to Auburn ...

The town of Auburn is located in Ritchie County.

The location of Auburn has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Auburn has a population of 90 people<2> (see below for details).

Auburn is 830 feet [253 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Auburn: (304) and (681)<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Auburn had a population of 97 people. This makes Auburn the county's 6th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 97 people, the population of Auburn decreased 5.83% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 103 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Auburn had an population of 90 people. This is a decrease of 7.22% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 12.62% 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.

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

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Burnsville   [Map]   490   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Cairo   [Map]   262   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Ellenboro   [Map]   356   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Glenville   [Map]   1,473   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Grantsville   [Map]   531   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Harrisville   [Map]   1,740   NW   12 miles [19.3 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, Washington 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.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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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 State of West Virginia: https://www.wv.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>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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<3>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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<4>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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: 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: 39.0962, Longitude: -80.8562     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Auburn have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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