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Aurora, Kansas
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Welcome to Aurora ...

The city of Aurora is located in Cloud County.

When the people of Aurora refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Auroran<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2015, Aurora has a population of 59 people<2> (see below for details).

Aurora is 1,500 feet [457 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Aurora lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

The telephone area code for Aurora: (785)

The ZIP code for Aurora: 67417<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Aurora had a population of 60 people. This makes Aurora the county's 7th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 60 people, the population of Aurora decreased 24.05% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 79 people).

Taken from the 2015 Census Estimates, Aurora had an population of 59 people. This is a decrease of 1.67% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 25.32% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Aurora.

Communities near Aurora ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are driving it.<5>.

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Agenda   [Map]   64   N   18 miles [29 km]
Clifton   [Map]   537   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Clyde   [Map]   689   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Concordia   [Map]   5,218   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Delphos   [Map]   345   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Glasco   [Map]   477   W   17 miles [27.4 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Aurora.

Communities Also Named Aurora ...

While we believe that this Aurora is located in Cloud County, we know of another 6 Kansas communities named Aurora. Those communities are located in the following counties: Clark, Coffey, Cowley, Jewell, Norton and Osage County.

Beyond Kansas, there are 44 communities that are also named Aurora - they are located in Alabama, Alaska (2), Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida (2), Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa (2), Kentucky, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota (2), Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico (3), New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Texas (2), Utah, West Virginia, Wisconsin (2) and Wyoming.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Aurora.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Aurora. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Aurora. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Aurora.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Aurora:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Aurora ...

Looking for more information about Aurora? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Aurora? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Aurora, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Aurora.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People are finding Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Aurora. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Aurora. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Kansas: www.kansas.gov/







Footnotes ...

<1>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Aurora refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a city's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Aurora may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Aurora.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Aurora - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Aurora). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Aurora or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that starts in Aurora. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Aurora) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Aurora. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Aurora

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Aurora. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.4520, Longitude: -97.5300     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Aurora have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<6>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Aurora.



 
 
 

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