Useful Resources in the Auburn Community
Auburn is a fantastic place to live and is also one of the top 10 cities in the US for small businesses, according to Forbes. Auburn is an easy place to get to love and we want to help you find your home among the Auburn family as easily as possible. Below are some key resources to help navigate your way around all of the wonderful things Auburn has to offer.
The City of Auburn website is a valuable source of information about utilities and city services, city parks and recreation opportunities, demographics and community information, library services, public safety and economic development.
Auburn University is one of the largest universities in the South, remaining in the educational forefront with a great blend of arts and applied science. Along with traditional degree programs, Auburn University offers a number of continuing education, professional development and community outreach courses. The university is also the community's largest employer.
The highly-regarded Auburn City Schools system serves as the public system for more than 8,000 students ranging from K-12. The premier public school program has set new benchmarks for education within the state and remains on the cutting edge of academics, athletics, fine arts and technology.
Lee-Scott Academy is an independent school serving over 700 Pre-K through 12th grade students. As one of the finest independent schools in the Southeast, their goal is to inspire students to seek their full potential in academics, arts, sports and provide a nurturing environment to develop core values, social responsibility and respect.
Manage your bill, learn how to be more energy-efficient and discover what’s new to make your home smarter. Our local Alabama Power has a wide variety of products and services to help get you settled in in no time.
Auburn Downtown Merchants Association wants to promote and increase awareness of all the wonderful things this city offers. Find restaurants, shops, events and more to make your relocation even more enjoyable. Downtown Auburn is a center for commerce, a destination for visitors, and an asset to residents of Auburn.
Lee County Humane Society has served the citizens and animals of Auburn and Opelika well for many years. It is in their facility that work is done every day to ensure animals’ needs are met and they are cared for. This is the perfect place to adopt your next pet or to volunteer and help educate the community.
When nature is calling, Chewacla is the place to go. This 696 acre state park offers scenic views coupled with plenty of rest, relaxation and recreation opportunities. Facilities include a 26-acre lake, swimming area, playground, a modern campground, picnic areas with tables, grills and shelters, cabins, hiking and mountain biking trails.
The Jay and Susie Gogue Performing Arts Center at Auburn University is East Alabama’s premier performing arts venue, presenting touring Broadway productions, opera, dance, chamber arts, popular musical performances, and student and faculty music and theater performances. The Gogue Center is home to both the 1,202-seat Woltosz Theatre and 3,500-capacity Amphitheatre, with 17,000 square feet of open space for outdoor performances, community festivals and events.
EAMC serves as the principal source of primary and referral services for the residents of Lee County. The local hospital is dedicated to providing the best possible care for every patient. The 340-bed hospital consistently receives awards of excellence and frequently ranks in the top 10 percent of hospitals when it comes to patient satisfaction. EAMC is one of Opelika’s largest employers and is a very useful resource to have so close.