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Why Auburn?

Why choose Auburn? Take your pick from our many advantages!


 

  • Community-owned fiber optic infrastructure supports delivery of telecommunications services (phone / voice, Internet, and TV), facilitates the utilization of smart grid technology and manages the distribution of electricity throughout the City's service territory
  • Lowest municipal electric rate in state
  • Municipally-owned water and sewer system that has been supporting businesses and residents with low rates for decades
  • Proximity to Internet 2, one of the country’s eight major fiber optic cable spines
  • Central location in the Midwest that is within a day’s drive to more than 75 percent of the U.S. and parts of Canada
  • Close proximity to two airports, rail lines and several metro highways
  • Less than 200 miles from Indianapolis, Chicago and Detroit
  • Extensive manufacturing and transportation/logistics networks
  • Employer base that is strong in both large corporations as well as small businesses and start-ups

Major Auburn Employers


 

  • Artistic Carton
  • Auburn Gear
  • C&A Tool
  • Carlex Glass
  • Cooper Standard Automotive
  • DeKalb Health
  • DeKalb County Central United School District
  • Eaton Corporation
  • FXI (Foamex)
  • Metal X
  • Metal Technologies Inc
  • Rieke Packaging
  • Scot Industries
  • Tower Automotive
 
 

Mayor's Corner

October 30, 2018
For one volunteer Auburn Fire Department (AFD) recruit, firefighting is in his blood. For another, volunteer firefighting just seemed like a natural extension of his life in public service. While different paths led Cody LaRowe and Will Ternet to pursue t…
September 22, 2017
By Norman Yoder, Mayor of Auburn There’s been a lot of discussion about the Auburn Community Pool especially after it was announced that this past summer was its last one of operation. Many want the city to keep the pool open. I understand those sen…
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October 12, 2018
As part of Indiana’s Downtown Development Week, the City of Auburn and Auburn Main Street hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony yesterday to celebrate the culmination of the Sixth and Main Street Revitalization Project. Indiana Lieutenant Governor Suzann…
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