Towns – Auburn

Auburn, Maine 04210, 04211 & 04212

Auburn, ME Lodging, Real Estate, Travel, & Visitor Information



aubrun maine First settled under the name of Pejepscot in 1786, Auburn, Maine is the county seat of Androscoggin county, and was the first Maine city to use a council-manager form of government. The town name of Auburn was inspired by a poem by Oliver Goldsmith titled ‘The Deserted Village’. After the arrival of the railroad and the construction of a bridge to Lewiston in 1848, Auburn became a booming mill town that manufactured shoes, cotton and wool textiles, bricks, furniture and ironworks. Auburn has its’ own ski area, Lost Valley, open for outdoor adventure sports year round . Famous residents of Auburn have included skiers John Bower and Julie Parisien, jazz guitarist Lenny Breau, botanist Elmer D. Merrill and geologist George P. Merrill.

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Incorporated: 1854
County: Androscoggin
Auburn, ME Population: 2010: 23,055

GPS Coordinates:
Latitude: 44.089167
Longitude: -70.241389

Auburn, ME Local Information
Auburn Police Dispatch: 911
Town Clerk: 207-333-6601

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