A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Aurora, New Mexico
Welcome to Aurora ...
So far, we have found very little information about Aurora. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>
We've added Aurora to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. We would especially like to find the location of Aurora - knowing its coordinates, we can explore things like its relationship to neighboring communities, nearby cemeteries, etc. If you can help us with Aurora, please Contact Us.
While we don't have the exact location of Aurora, we believe that it would have been located within present day Colfax County.
When the people of Aurora referred to themselves (known as a demonym), they are believed to have used Auroran<2>
Time Zone: The area where Aurora was located is in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time
If Aurora still existed, it would have been in the (575) area code.
Communities Also Named Aurora ...
While we believe that this Aurora is located in Colfax County, we know of another 2 New Mexico communities named Aurora. Those communities are located in the following counties: Mora and San Miguel County.
Beyond New Mexico, 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), Kansas (7), Kentucky, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota (2), Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, 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.
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The official website for State of New Mexico: www.newmexico.gov/
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This page was last modified: 11 Mar 2019