- Auburntown is located at 35°56′59″N, 86°5′45″W (35.949611, -86.095913).
- According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.6 square miles (1.5 km²), all of it land.
- As of the census of 2000, there were 252 people, 102 households and 74 families residing in the town. The population density was 445.8/sq mi (170.7/km²). There were 115 housing units at an average density of 203.4/sq mi (77.9/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.41% White, 0.40% African American, 0.40% Asian and 0.79% from two or more races.
- There were 102 households out of which 34.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.7% were married couples living together, 5.9% had a female householder with no husband present and 26.5% were non-families. 26.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.47 and the average family size was 2.96.
- In the town the population was spread out with 25.0% under the age of 18, 5.6% from 18 to 24, 28.2% from 25 to 44, 25.8% from 45 to 64 and 15.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 85.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 81.7 males.
- The median income for a household in the town was $32,857, and the median income for a family was $38,750. Males had a median income of $31,429 versus $26,250 for females. The per capita income for the town was $17,275. About 8.1% of families and 11.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.0% of those under the age of eighteen and 9.8% of those sixty five or over.
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Contents of Auburntown Treasured Memories and RecollectionsMy Grandfathers’ Blacksmith Shop, Eleanor Nichols Bell
From Auburntown to New Mexico, Charles B. Black
Growing Up in Cooper Hollow, Joy Cooper Crocker
Home from Texas, Elizabeth Davenport
Daughtery School, Jewell Patterson Dale
Memories of Auburn School, Jewell Patterson Dale
A Few Years Ago At Sanders Fork School, Joe D. Davenport
Coach, Milan Davenport
A History of the Auburntown Church of Christ, David M. Dunn
Auburntown Remembered, Wayne Duggin
Memorable Preachers, Auburn Baptist Church, Sarah H. Gaither
Childhood Memories are Built around Sports, Winfred C. Gaither
My Sanders Fork Heritage, Scarlett Duggin Griffith
Life on the Farm, Mary Hughes
Memory Soup, Judy Nichols Johnson
Celtics at Auburntown, Greg Kennedy
Basketball in the ‘50s, Mary Jones Kelly
A Story about My Grandfather, Susie Kennedy
Riding the School Bus, Connie Shirley Leyhew
Our Town, Our Farm, Our Home, Virginia McCullough
Auburn Baptist Church, Donna Gaither Nichols
Perspectives, William Edward Nichols
Literary Societies at Auburn School and Auburn in the '30s, Ward Lane Odom
The Blessings of Attending a Small School, Annette (Turney) Reed
Memories of Auburn School, Lillie Dale Willard