Auburn is a city in Logan County, Kentucky, United States. The population was 1,444 at the 2000 census. Originally called Federal Grove, the name was changed in the 1860s to honor Auburn, New York.
Auburn is located at 36°51′59″N 86°43′1″W / 36.86639°N 86.71694°W / 36.86639; -86.71694 (36.866523, -86.716910).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.8 square miles (4.6 km²), all of it land.