Auburn is an unincorporated community in Wake County, North Carolina, USA, just southeast of Raleigh. It lies about halfway between Garner and Clayton along Old Garner Road, a former alignment of US 70.
The Wayland E. Poole House, located in Auburn, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Near Auburn, there are three of the broadcast towers for Triangle area media outlets: the WRAL HDTV Tower, the WTVD Tower and the WNCN Tower. The Mount Auburn Training Center, used by the Wake County Sheriff's Office, and the Clemmons Educational State Forest also lie near Auburn. The Mount Auburn Training Center used to be the public school house.
Coordinates: 35°41′36″N 78°33′19″W / 35.69333°N 78.55528°W