Auburn, Illinois (Marshall Co.)

City: Auburn

County: Marshall

State: Illinois

Lat/Long: 40.931937, -89.294113

Auburn was a "paper town," established during a period of intense land speculation in Illinois. It likely never had any residents, and the village is no longer in existence.

An Act to Define the Corporate Limits of the Town of Lacon, and to Vacate the Plat of the Town of Auburn; John Spencer Burt and W. E. Hawthorne, Past and Present of Marshall and Putnam Counties Illinois (Chicago: Pioneer, 1907), 54.