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Auburn, Illinois (Sangamon County)

City: Auburn

County: Sangamon

State: Illinois

Lat/Long: 39.5833, -89.7333

Located seventeen miles south of Springfield, Auburn received a U.S. Post Office in March 1839. Auburn was incorporated as a town in February 1865.

Webster's New Geographical Dictionary (Springfield, MA: Merriam-Webster, 1988), 91; James N. Adams, comp., Illinois Place Names (Springfield: Illinois State Historical Society, 1989), 283; "An Act to Incorporate the Town of Auburn," 16 February 1865, Private Laws of Illinois (1865), 2:362-69.