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Lee County, Alabama

36830, 36831, 36832

The Loveliest Village on the Plains

Page Contents for Auburn, Alabama

Statistics & Facts


History & History-related items

City Attractions


Chamber of Commerce.

Organizations, Churches, and Sports.




Statistics & Facts

The Alabama state capital is Montgomery.
The population of Auburn is approximately 42,987 (2000), 53380 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 14,673 (1990), 22111 (2010).
The amount of land area in Auburn is 84.159 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Auburn is 39.1 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 1.132 sq kilometers.
The distance from Auburn to Washington DC is 658 miles.
The distance to the Alabama state capital is 50 miles. (as the crow flies)
Auburn is positioned 32.59 degrees north of the equator and 85.48 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Auburn elevation is 709 feet above sea level.
Auburn median income is $ 17,206 (2000).
The Auburn median home price is $ 138,700 (2000).
Auburn average annual precipitation is 56.9 inches peryear.
The average winter temperature is 44.0 degrees F.
The average spring temperature is 61.0 degrees F.
The average summer temperature is 79.0 degrees F.
The average fall temperature is 62.6 degrees F.


in eastern Alabama near the Georgia border about 38 miles from Columbus. Other nearby communities include Opelika, Notasulga, Camp Hill, Tuskegee, La Fayette, Huguley, Hurtsboro and Dadeville.

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History & History Related Items

Auburn name is from a line in a poem by Oliver Goldsmith - Sweet Auburn, the loveliest village of the plain. The city was founded in 1836 by John J. Harper.

Try this history page for Auburn.

The city/town of Auburn, Alabama is known as The Plains. The name was given long ago because of the range-like geography in and around Auburn.
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The incorporation of Auburn

February 2, 1839


Home of Auburn University

City Fest
A day of fun in the park!
held in April each year.

Chewacla State Park
124 Shell Toomer Parkway
Auburn, AL
Phone: (334) 887-5621
Toll-free: 1-800-ALA-PARK
This park features campgrounds, rentals, cabins, a 26 acre lake and more on 696 acres.

Davis Arboretum
Garden Drive and Mell Street
Auburn University
Auburn, Alabama
Phone: (334) 844-5770
Hours: Open daylight until dark
The arboretum has thirteen acres and features trees of the southeastern US.
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Auburn City Government

City of Auburn
144 Tichenor Avenue
Auburn, AL 36830
Phone: 334-501-7260

The city has a council-manager form of government.

Auburn Chamber

Auburn Chamber of Commerce
714 East Glenn Avenue
P.O. Box 1370
Auburn, AL 36831
Phone: 334-887-7011
Fax: 334-821-5500

Auburn Organizations

Auburn Chamber of Commerce
714 East Glenn Avenue
P.O. Box 1370
Auburn, AL 36831
Phone: 334-887-7011
Fax: 334-821-5500

Auburn Libraries

Auburn Public Library
749 E. Thach Avenue
Auburn, AL 36830
Phone: 334-501-3190

Auburn Schools

Children of Auburn attend schools in the Auburn City School District
855 E. Samford Avenue
Auburn, AL 36830
Phone: 334-887-2100
Fax: 334-887-2107

Auburn High School
405 South Dean Road
Auburn, AL 36830
Phone: 334-501-7370
Fax: 334-887-4177


Auburn University
Auburn, Alabama 36849
Phone: 334-844-4000 Auburn


The population of Auburn was:
1900 - 1,831
1920 - 3,338
1940 - 8,380
1960 - 16,261
1980 - 28,471
1990 - 33,830
2000 - 42,987
2001 - 44,179 (estimate)
2002 - 45,389 (estimate)

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