Auburn metropolitan area, Alabama

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Auburn Metropolitan Area
Auburn-Opelika, Alabama Metropolitan Statistical Area
Map of Auburn Metropolitan Area
Coordinates: 32°37′55″N 85°28′55″W / 32.6319°N 85.4819°W / 32.6319; -85.4819Coordinates: 32°37′55″N 85°28′55″W / 32.6319°N 85.4819°W / 32.6319; -85.4819
CountryUnited States
Largest cityAuburn
Other cities - Opelika
Highest elevation
928 ft (283 m)
Lowest elevation
N/A ft (N/A m)
 (2016 est.)
 • Total158,991
 • Rank259th 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 2016 population of 158,991. 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 63,118), Opelika (population 27,443), and the northernmost portion of Phenix City (population 31,100).

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  1. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2016 - United States -- Metropolitan and Micropolitan Statistical Area; and for Puerto Rico". Retrieved May 28, 2017.
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on June 25, 2009. Retrieved 2009-06-25.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
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