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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. If you can help us with Aurora, please Contact Us.
Aurora would have been located within present day Mineral County.
When the people of Aurora referred to themselves (known as a demonym), they are believed to have used Auroran<2>
Aurora was founded in 1860.
While the community is gone, the present day location for Aurora is 7,440 feet [2,268 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Aurora is about 1½ mile [or ~2¼ km] above sea level.
Time Zone: The area where Aurora was located is in the Pacific Time Zone (PST/PDT) and observes daylight saving time
If Aurora still existed, it would have been in the (775) area code.
Communities near Aurora ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Aurora and not the distance if you drove.<4>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Aurora.
Communities Also Named Aurora ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that 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, 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 for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Aurora:
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 07 Mar 2019