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Overview

Introduction to Auburn, Massachusetts

Auburn, Massachusetts, in Worcester county, is 5 miles S of Worcester, Massachusetts and 41 miles W of Boston, Massachusetts. The town is located in the Worcester metropolitan area.

Auburn History

Auburn was first settled in the year 1714. It was officially incorporated in 1778 as the town of Ward, in honor of the American Revolution General Artemas Ward. Before incorporation, most of the region that is covered by today’s Auburn was known as the South Parish of Worcester. The other portions fell within the town limits of Millbury and Leicester. The town was renamed "Auburn" in the year 1837 after the Post Office complained that the name "Ward" was too similar to the nearby town of Ware.

Auburn and nearby Attractions

  • Horgan Skating Rink
  • Rocketland Park
  • Pakachoag Golf Course
  • Crystal Caves Mini-Golf and Ice Cream
  • Hampton Place
  • AMF Bowling

Auburn Transportation

The local airport serving Auburn is Worcester Regional.

Auburn Higher Education

College of the Holy Cross serves the city.

Auburn Almanac

CategoryValue
County Worcester County
Standard Zip Codes1501
Phone Area Codes508,774
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude42.2
Approximate Longitude-71.83

Auburn Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationWORCESTER RGNL AP
Distance5.6 miles
Jan Temp16 to 31 F
Apr Temp36 to 54 F
Jul Temp61 to 79 F
Oct Temp41 to 58 F
Annual Precip49 inches
StationBUFFUMVILLE LAKE
Distance6.3 miles
Jan Temp12 to 34 F
Apr Temp34 to 57 F
Jul Temp59 to 82 F
Oct Temp36 to 61 F
Annual Precip48.8 inches
StationWEST THOMPSON LAKE
Distance17.2 miles
Jan Temp13 to 35 F
Apr Temp33 to 58 F
Jul Temp58 to 82 F
Oct Temp36 to 62 F
Annual Precip51.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Oxford5,929$80,938
Worcester184,743$60,747

Auburn Public Libraries

Auburn Free Public Library
369 SOUTHBRIDGE ST.
Auburn, Massachusetts
(508) 832-7790

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Auburn Public Schools

Auburn Middle
10 Swanson Road
ZIP: 1501
(508) 832-7722
Middle
Total Enrollment 592
Auburn Senior High
99 Auburn Street
ZIP: 1501
(508) 832-7711
High
Total Enrollment 708
Bryn Mawr
35 Swanson Road
ZIP: 1501
(508) 832-7733
Primary
Total Enrollment 252
Julia Bancroft
3 Vinal Street
ZIP: 1501
(508) 832-7744
Primary
Total Enrollment 301
Mary D Stone
10 Church Street
ZIP: 1501
(508) 832-7766
Primary
Total Enrollment 257
Pakachoag
110 Pakachoag Street
ZIP: 1501
(508) 832-7788
Primary
Total Enrollment 259

Auburn Private Schools

Montessori Children's House Of Auburn
135 Bryn Mawr Ave
ZIP: 1501
Elementary
Total Enrollment 10
The Goddard School
494 Washington St
ZIP: 1501
Elementary
Total Enrollment 17
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