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Auburn is a city in DeKalb County, Indiana, United States. The population was 12,074 at the 2000 census. Founded in 1836 by Wesley Park (1811-1868), the city is the county seat of DeKalb County. - from Wikipedia: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Auburn,_Indiana.
The city flag (from the City Code)
12.04 CITY FLAG
The City of Auburn may maintain a city flag which shall contain the City of Auburn logo and the words "Home of the Classics" centered on a white field.
A) The official logo of the City of Auburn is a representation in white letters of the word "AUBURN," with the word "Indiana" placed underneath, displayed on a red field inside a five-sided shield, with two sides joining at approximately a 45-degree angle at the bottom. The words "Home of the Classics" may also be displayed on the shield.
These Chapter 12 articles and image of the logo: documents.ci.auburn.in.us/docushare/dsweb/GetRendition/Document-27388/html
Wikipedia gives history of the logo: "The official city logo is based on the logo of the former Auburn Automobile Company. The company went out of business in the 1930s. The municipality began using the logo in the 1980s. The city's official nickname is '"Home of the Classics,"' a reference to the "classic" automobiles once manufactured there."
Valentin Poposki, 7 December 2008
The city of Auburn has informed me that it does not have a flag.
Valentin Poposki, 1 September 2010