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Welcome to Auburn ...

The town of Auburn is located in Ritchie County<1>.

The location of Auburn has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Auburn has a population of 89 people<3> (see below for details).

Auburn is 830 feet [253 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Telephone area codes for Auburn: (304) and (681)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Auburn had an population of 89 people. This is a decrease of 8.25% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 13.59% since the 2000 Census).

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 (which had a count of 103 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, 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.

Communities near Auburn ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Auburn.

  • Harrisville [Ritchie County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harrisville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harrisville
    • Harrisville [Ritchie County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the northwest of Auburn
    • Estimated population in 2018: 1,717 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harrisville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harrisville<7>
  • Glenville [Gilmer County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glenville
    • Glenville [Gilmer County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the south of Auburn
    • Estimated population in 2018: 1,464 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glenville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glenville<7>
  • Pennsboro [Ritchie County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pennsboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pennsboro
    • Pennsboro [Ritchie County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the northwest of Auburn
    • Estimated population in 2018: 1,036 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pennsboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pennsboro<7>
  • West Union [Doddridge County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Union have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Union
    • West Union [Doddridge County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the north of Auburn
    • Estimated population in 2018: 816 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Union
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Union<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Grantsville [Calhoun County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grantsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grantsville
      • Grantsville [Calhoun County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southwest of Auburn
      • Estimated population in 2018: 527 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grantsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grantsville<7>
    • Burnsville [Braxton County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Burnsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Burnsville
      • Burnsville [Braxton County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southeast of Auburn
      • Estimated population in 2018: 484 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burnsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Burnsville<7>
    • Ellenboro [Ritchie County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ellenboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ellenboro
      • Ellenboro [Ritchie County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the northwest of Auburn
      • Estimated population in 2018: 358 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ellenboro
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ellenboro<7>
    • Cairo [Ritchie County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cairo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cairo
      • Cairo [Ritchie County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northwest of Auburn
      • Estimated population in 2018: 260 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cairo
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cairo<7>
    • Sand Fork [Gilmer County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sand Fork have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sand Fork
      • Sand Fork [Gilmer County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the southeast of Auburn
      • Estimated population in 2018: 150 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sand Fork
    • Pullman [Ritchie County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pullman have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pullman
      • Pullman [Ritchie County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the northwest of Auburn
      • Estimated population in 2018: 140 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pullman

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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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>If you're interested in how the shape of West Virginia's counties, including Ritchie, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Auburn.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Auburn - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) 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 for our own planning, 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: 39.0962, Longitude: -80.8562       In this case, the coordinates for Auburn have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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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