Introduction to Auburn, Georgia
The city of Auburn was established in 1892. The city derived its name from the red clay found in nearby land that was used to dye clothes to a rich auburn color. Auburn has a mix of residential and commercial areas, planned houses, apartments and green areas.
Auburn and nearby Attractions
- Crawford W. Long Museum
- Barrington Hall
- Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area
- Fort Yargo State Park
- Vines Botanical Gardens
Things To Do In Auburn
Local parks include the James Shackelford Memorial Park, the Roy E. Parks children's Playground, the R.H. Burel Park, the Whistle-Stop Park and the Parks Family Sports Complex. The Crawford W. Long Museum, the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site, the Gwinnett History Museum and the Lanier Museum of Natural History are all accessible from Auburn as well.
Air transportation is available from William Hartsfield Atlanta International Airport.
Auburn Higher Education
Nearby colleges include Agnes Scott College, Athens Technical College and Atlanta Christian College.