Encyclopædia Britannica, Ninth Edition/Aubin
AUBIN, a town of France, in the department of Aveyron and arrondissement of Villefranche, principally remarkable for its extensive uiines of coal, sulphur, and alum. It also carries on an active trade in sheep, iron goods, &c, A church of the 12th century, with some remarkable sculpture, and the ruins of the castle of the counts of Rouergue, are still in existence. Population, 8863. The name Aubin, or St Aubin, is one of the most fre quent in France, being borne by upwards of fifty villages from the Pyrenees to Jersey.