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Auburn is renowned for its rich history and small-town charm, providing residents with a unique and welcoming atmosphere. Auburn is nestled in the Sierra Nevada foothills, offering breathtaking natural beauty and outdoor recreational opportunities such as hiking, biking, and fishing. The town has a vibrant downtown area with a variety of shops, restaurants, and cultural events, creating a lively and engaging community. Auburn also boasts excellent schools, a strong sense of community.

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Location of Auburn

Auburn, California is located in in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains. It is situated northeast of Sacramento and is easily accessible via Interstate 80. Auburn has is know for it’s hiking, biking, and fishing, thanks to its close proximity to the American River and nearby lakes. Oh and a one hour drive to Lake Tahoe!

Why You'll LOVE it:

Why You'll HATE it:

Historic Charm

Auburn is a town rich in history and culture


Too time consuming

Who has time for all that fun

Placer County Wine Trail

The finest local wine- your going to love it.


There are too many choices- it can be very overwhelming.

The Confluence

The best swimming, fishing, hiking, picnicking

The Confluence

People come from all around the world to visit- go home

Auburn Family Fourth

An annual parade with live music, food and fireworks

The Natural Beauty

Who wants to stare at tranquil  nature all the time?

The Weather

It is rare you get all 4 seasons in CA- you will find it here!

White Water Rafting

Need I say more……

Home Styles In Auburn

In Auburn you can find a variety of home styles that contribute to the town’s diverse architectural landscape surrounded by natural beauty and the best parks in the world.



You will find Victorian-style homes scattered throughout Auburn. These homes feature elaborate detailing, intricate woodwork and steep roofs that reflect popular design elements of this era. These homes have been well-preserved, adding to the historic charm and architectural diversity of Auburn.



Auburn also has Farmhouse-style homes with their characteristic gabled roofs, wide porches, and simple yet charming designs. These homes embody a rural, country aesthetic while offering modern amenities.



Auburn is not without contemporary-style homes, which showcase modern designs with clean lines, large windows, and open floor plans. These homes often prioritize functionality and embrace minimalist aesthetics.


Auburn has great schools that prioritize education, academic programs and extracurricular activities.

Auburn Elementary

Auburn Elementary School is comfortably nestled among a quiet residential neighborhood providing many  students with the convenience of walking to and from school.


Bowman Charter

Our mission is to assist students to be academically successful, responsible, confident and creative by providing a safe, nurturing and academically challenging environment.


E.V. Cain Middle School

Achieving academic excellence to prepare students for careers and the future…




Placer High School 

Committed to student learning by providing teaching excellence in a supportive environment.

Maidu Virtual Charter 

MVCA offers non-traditional model for highschooler’s education that has proven success.


Places of Interest

Auburn offers stunning natural beauty, nestled in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains. Known for it’s rich Gold Rush history and well-preserved historic downtown.

Old Town Auburn

Step back in time by visiting Old Town Auburn, a historic district with charming shops, restaurants, and galleries.

Placer County Museum

is home to the Gold collection, renowned Pate Collection of American Indian artifacts and the original Thomas Kinkade painting “Auburn Centennial”. The Museum occupies the first floor of Auburn’s historic Courthouse.

The Ridge

gives you the chance to enjoy a course by one of the world’s most famous designers. Whether you’re a beginner or a seasoned golfer – you are sure to be delighted by all that our course has to offer. 


“When constructing the brewhouse, we opted for an electric boiler, something most breweries wouldn’t dream of.”

 Hidden Falls Regional Park located in the beautiful oak woodlands near Auburn. The park offers 30 miles of multiple-use trails for hiking, running, biking, and equestrian riding

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