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About AuburnAuburn is the home of Auburn University, which was established in 1856 and is now the largest university in Alabama; its enrollment exceeds 25,000. During football season nearly 90,000 people pack Jordan-Hare Stadium to watch the Auburn Tigers. The Old Main, Church Street and Auburn University historic districts encompass many buildings dating from 1847 to 1927. Of interest is the Auburn University Chapel, an 1850 Gothic Revival structure at Thach Avenue and S. College Street.

Four miles south of town off US 29 is Chewacla State Park, comprising 696 acres that include a 26-acre fishing and swimming lake, walking trails and waterfalls. Other amenities include vacation cabins, campsites, hiking and bicycle trails, picnic areas and a playground; phone (334) 887-5621 or (800) 252-7275.

Visitor Centers Auburn-Opelika Tourism Bureau 714 E. Glenn Ave. Auburn, AL 36830. Phone:(334)887-8747 or (866)880-8747

Things to Do Auburn University

Jonathan B. Lovelace Hall of Honor

Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Arts

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Auburn, AL

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2430 S College St. Auburn, AL 36832

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2420 W Pace Blvd. Auburn, AL 36830

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135 Spirit Dr. Auburn, AL 36832

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2411 W Pace Blvd. Auburn, AL 36830

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