For my Show us Your Life post today, we’re telling about you live. I live in Auburn, AL. It has grown so much since I moved here in 1996. I really love the quaintness of this college town. There’s lots of the perks of a large city, just in a smaller setting.
View from above.
picture courtesy of auburnpilot via wikipedia
Population: around 55,000
6 miles to Opelika, AL, our “twin” city
35 miles to Columbus, GA
55 miles to Montgomery, AL
100 miles to Atlanta, GA
215 miles to Pensacola, FL
The downtown area has really changed during the 14 years I’ve lived here. All pretty much for the better. College hangouts/bars scattered among several good restaurants, barber shops, little boutiques, etc.
Here is the famous tree that gets rolled with toilet paper any time Auburn wins.
Auburn’s iconic building, Samford Hall
Jordan Hare Stadium on Game Day
On Game Day’s the population grows in triplicate! This is a cool article about Tiger Walk that occurs before every home game.
Other locally owned restaurants that are good to try when you’re visiting are: