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Welcome to Aurora Knolls ...

Aurora Knolls is located in Arapahoe County<1>.

The location of Aurora Knolls has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Aurora Knolls is 5,660 feet [1,725 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Aurora Knolls is about 1 mile [or ~1¾ km] above sea level.

Time Zone: Aurora Knolls lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time

Telephone area codes for Aurora Knolls: (303) and (720)<4>

Communities near Aurora Knolls ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Aurora Knolls.

  • Denver [Denver County]
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    • Denver [Denver County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the west of Aurora Knolls
    • Estimated population in 2019: 727,211 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Denver<6>
  • Aurora [Arapahoe County]
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    • Aurora [Arapahoe County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Aurora Knolls
    • Estimated population in 2019: 379,289 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Aurora<6>
  • Lakewood [Jefferson County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lakewood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lakewood
    • Lakewood [Jefferson County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Aurora Knolls
    • Estimated population in 2019: 157,935 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lakewood<6>
  • Thornton [Adams County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Thornton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Thornton
    • Thornton [Adams County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Aurora Knolls
    • Estimated population in 2019: 141,464 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Thornton<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Arvada [Jefferson County]
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      • Arvada [Jefferson County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Aurora Knolls
      • Estimated population in 2019: 121,272 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Arvada<6>
    • Centennial [Arapahoe County]
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      • Centennial [Arapahoe County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Aurora Knolls
      • Estimated population in 2019: 110,937 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Centennial<6>
    • Commerce City [Adams County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Commerce City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Commerce City
      • Commerce City [Adams County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Aurora Knolls
      • Estimated population in 2019: 60,336 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Commerce City<6>
    • Parker [Douglas County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Parker have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Parker
      • Parker [Douglas County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the south of Aurora Knolls
      • Estimated population in 2019: 57,706 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Parker<6>
    • Littleton [Arapahoe County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Littleton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Littleton
      • Littleton [Arapahoe County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Aurora Knolls
      • Estimated population in 2019: 48,065 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Littleton<6>
    • Northglenn [Adams County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Northglenn have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Northglenn
      • Northglenn [Adams County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Aurora Knolls
      • Estimated population in 2019: 38,819 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Northglenn
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Northglenn<6>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Aurora Knolls. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Aurora Knolls.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Aurora Knolls. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Aurora Knolls.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Aurora Knolls. See our Newspapers Page for Aurora Knolls.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Aurora Knolls ...

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

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Arapahoe County: www.co.arapahoe.co.us/

The official website for State of Colorado: https://www.colorado.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Colorado's counties, including Arapahoe, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Aurora Knolls - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (720) is an overlay for area code (303).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Aurora Knolls) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Aurora Knolls. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.6806, Longitude: -104.7778       In this case, the coordinates for Aurora Knolls have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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