The town of Auburn is one of the oldest in the State. It’s roots stem from the CA Gold Rush of 1849. The winter of 1849 was the turning point in Auburn’s history, it became a permanent settlement. Auburn’s unique location offers many amenities. Auburn sits at the Junction of I-80 and State Hwy 49. I-80 is a main thoroughfare for travelers through to the Sierra Nevada range. Auburn’s Downtown has the quaint shops with a small-town feel. Sacramento International Airport is only a 45 minute drive. Auburn is about 1 hour from Lake Tahoe and several ski resorts. It’s a vacationer’s paradise.
Auburn is known as the Endurance Capitol of the World. Auburn is the finish line for the two oldest endurance events in the world. The Tevis Cup One Day 100-Mile Equestrian Endurance Ride was founded in 1955 and starts in Truckee. The Western States 100-Mile Endurance race was founded in 1974 and starts at Squaw Valley.
Auburn’s elevation is 1200′ and in some Winters it can get little snow. It’s location is generally above the Valley fog. Auburn is the perfect location for recreational parks, kayaking, hiking, biking, fishing and relaxing away from the City. The Local Real estate Market offers everything from small single-family homes, ranchettes and private Gated Communities