Auburn has a total area of about 7 sq. miles and measures about 800 feet vertically. Its location is just above the confluence of North and Middle Fork. Auburn is the County seat of Placer County of California state. It is also a part of the Greater Sacramento area.Archeologically the city is quite well developed. This is helping the development of the local tourism industry. Apart from the tourism business other related businesses are also quite well developed in the area. This is further aided by the well connected transportation links in the area.