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The Loveliest Village on the Plains

The Alabama state capital is Montgomery.

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36830, 36831, 36832

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Statistics & Facts

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).

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Auburn location: 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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Climate & Weather

Auburn average annual precipitation is 56.9 inches per year.
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.

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History & History Related Items

Auburn history:

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.

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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.
The incorporation date of Auburn: February 2, 1839

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Auburn attractions: 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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