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Auburn, Alabama, is a city and a college town, located in Lee County. The largest city within the eastern part of the state, it has a population of over 54,000 people. Part of the Auburn Opelika Alabama Metropolitan Area, Auburn sits to the south west of the community of Opelika in the western portion of Lee County and borders the Chambers County on its northern edge, and stretches all the way to the southwest, to Macon County line. Auburn is home to Auburn University, and a large portion of the population either goes to school or works at the university. Auburn, in the past decade or so, has also established itself as a centre for rapid urban growth, becoming, as it is now, the fastest growing among the metropolitan areas in the state of Alabama.
As a result, Auburn is the almost perfect balance of urban and small town advantages. All the modern conveniences and trappings of the most bustling and progressive cites mix nicely with the charming allure of a smaller, more quaint, college town. The downtown area is more quirky than uber urban, is populated by numerous award-winning eateries and fantastic opportunities for shopping. The community also has many scenic parks, some really nice and quiet residential neighborhoods and some of the highest rated schools. All in all, community of Auburn has such an appeal, that numerous newcomers choose to call it home, every year, and many of the students at Auburn University never move away. They choose to stay in this wonderful city, and raise their families -- right here and the natives, well, they would never even consider leaving.
A major part of the the attraction of the community stems from the Auburn University, and even those residents who do not work or study here derive a lot of the benefits of this college town. There are creative and cultural activities, such as plays and concerts round the year. Residents can take advantage of the many continuing and higher education opportunities, and the year is filled with excitement from the football seasons, sporting events and more. Employment is easy to come by, and the education system is excellent, the quality of life is high, and leisure activities are numerous, making Auburn an ideal community for everyone from young students, to families, from professionals, to retirees and more. The typically Southern mild climate of Auburn, characterised by mild winters and hot, sultry summers, is only one more attraction of the community.
Auburn has a thriving economy based around the University campus to a large extent. A large part of the economy that is not engaged in working for the university is engaged in providing -affiliated services to the institution. The University alone employs over four thousand residents, a quarter chunk of the total workforce of the city. An additional 2500 or so work in university-connected state and federal positions, and over eight thousand in related service sector positions. Other industries include mid-sized concerns connected with high tech research and manufacturing in one of the four technology parks situated in the city.