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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

May 21, 2018
By Randy Harvey, Superintendent, Auburn Water Department Beginning July 1, Auburn Water rate-payers will see an increase in their monthly bill. The increase is the first in nearly two decades. While none of us likes an increase, I hope our rate-payers wil…
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News

May 19, 2018
DeKalb County Central Communications (DCCC) is changing its procedure on contacting utility and municipal services, either during or after business hours. As the public safety answering point for all of DeKalb County, DCCC will continue to make cont…
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  • May 26, 2018
    The Auburn Fire Department is now taking applications for volunteer firefighters. https://t.co/k0RIh30xTa
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