Auburn (New York)

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August 15, 2022

The city of Auburn is the county seat of Cayuga County, New York, United States. It had 27,687 inhabitants at the 2010 census. Auburn gave its name to the Auburnian Diet, a prison regime of solitary confinement and rehabilitation.

History

The penitentiary, established in 1816, is one of the first where communal work, isolation during hours of rest, and silence at all times, were introduced.

Geography

Demographics

According to the American Community Survey, for the period 2011-2015, 92.97% of the population over the age of 5 said they spoke English at home, while 3.69% said they spoke Spanish, 1, 60% an African language, 0.79% Italian and 0.95% another language.

Heritage

Saint-Pierre church, built between 1868 and 1870.

Notes and References

External links

Geography resource: Geographic Names Information System Music Resource: MusicBrainz (en) Official website New York State Portal