Auburn, Alabama, metropolitan area

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Coordinates: 32°37′54.69″N 85°28′54.74″W / 32.6318583°N 85.4818722°W / 32.6318583; -85.4818722

Auburn Metropolitan Area
Map of Auburn Metropolitan Area
Coordinates: 32°37′55″N 85°28′55″W / 32.6319°N 85.4819°W / 32.6319; -85.4819
Country United States
State(s) Alabama
Largest city Auburn
Other cities  - Opelika
Highest elevation 928 ft (283 m)
Lowest elevation N/A ft (N/A m)
Population (2009 est.)
 • Total 135,883
 • Rank 285th in the U.S.

The Auburn Metropolitan Area—officially the Auburn-Opelika, Alabama Metropolitan Statistical Area[1][2][3]—is a metro area in east-central Alabama with a 2009 population of 135,883. It was the 19th fastest growing metro area in the United States between 1990 and 2000. The Auburn Metro area consists of Lee County, and includes the cities of Auburn (population 62,059), Opelika (population 27,443), and the northernmost portion of Phenix City (population 31,100).

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  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on June 25, 2009. Retrieved 2009-06-25. 
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