Auburn is a city in Lee County, Alabama. It is the largest city in eastern Alabama with a 2007 population of 54,348. Auburn is a small college town and is home to Auburn University. Auburn has grown significantly over the past few years, and is currently the fastest growing metropolitan area in Alabama and the 19th fastest growing metro area in the U.S since 1990. U.S. News ranked Auburn 2nd in its 2009 list of best places to live in U.S. Auburn was also voted #1 by golf digest for best cities in America for golf.
The city’s unofficial nickname is The Loveliest Village On The Plains, and if you have ever been to Auburn you know why. Auburn is the place you want to raise a family. Auburn is the place you want to watch the eagle soar in Jordan Hare stadium on a fall Saturday afternoon. Auburn is the place you feel safe walking around downtown. Auburn is the place where education excels, whether it is the city school system or the University. Auburn is the place where you can watch a baseball game in the best college stadium in the country. Auburn is a place where you can play golf at some of the finest courses in America. Auburn is a place where southern hospitality is alive and well. Auburn is the place I am PROUD to say I live!