About This Place
Auburn Hills is a city in Metro Detroit, Oakland County, in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 21,412 at the 2010 census. The city was formed in 1983 when Pontiac Township became the City of Auburn Hills.
Auburn Hills is home to the world headquarters of Chrysler, the Walter P. Chrysler Museum, Oakland University, BorgWarner, Guardian Industries, RGIS, Great Lakes Crossing shopping center, as well as The Palace of Auburn Hills, home of the National Basketball Association's Detroit Pistons and the former home of Women's National Basketball Association's Detroit Shock.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 16.6 square miles (43.0 km²). 16.6 square miles (43.0 km²) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km²) of it (0.12%) is water.