Auburn is a tight knit community that is just south of Springfield and halfway between St. Louis, Missouri and Chicago, Illinois. Springfield offers Auburn citizens a wide variety of shopping and restaurant choices as well as many career opportunities for all professions.
With its population of 4,771 and proximity to the state capital the city of Auburn offers quiet living with the advantages of big city living. Auburn subdivisions are part of the Auburn Community Unit School District No. 10. The University of Illinois at Springfield and Lincoln Land Community College are both located a short 12 miles away.