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Auburn is a borough in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, USA. The population was 741 at the 2010 census.HistoryThe area was historically known as the "Scotchman's Lock". The first house in what is today Auburn was built in the late 1830s by a boatman named Samuel Moyer, who also operated a store there. In 1842, the Philadelphia and Reading Railroad reached the area, at which point the area's official name was changed to "Auburn". The Susquehanna and Schuylkill Railroad reached Auburn in 1857. The first post office in Auburn was built in 1846 and the first school was set up in 1845.GeographyAuburn is located at . According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 1.7sqmi, of which 1.7sqmi is land and 0.60% is water.The borough's terrain is steeply hilly in the north and gently hilly in the south. Auburn's land is mostly forest, with some residential and agricultural areas. The Schuylkill River runs through Auburn. The borough is served by Pennsylvania Route 895.DemographicsAs of the census of 2000, there were 839 people, 325 households, and 242 families residing in the borough. The population density was 505.4 people per square mile (195.1/km²). There were 340 housing units at an average density of 204.8 per square mile (79.1/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 98.93% White, 0.83% African American, 0.12% Asian, and 0.12% from two or more races.
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