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Welcome to Aurora ...
The city of Aurora is located in Portage County.
The location of Aurora has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
The pronunciation of Aurora: uh-ROAR-uh<2>
When the people of Aurora refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Auroran<3>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Aurora has a population of 15,982 people<4> (see below for details).
Aurora is 1,120 feet [341 m] above sea level.<5>.
Time Zone: Aurora lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Aurora: (330) and (234)<6>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Aurora had a population of 15,548 people (which is 9.63% of the total population of Portage County). This makes Aurora the county's 3rd most populous community.
The population of Aurora represents 0.13% of the population of Ohio (which has 11,536,504 people), making it the state's 116th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 15,548 people, the population of Aurora increased 14.69% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 13,556 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Aurora had an population of 15,982 people. This is an increase of 2.79% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 17.9% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Aurora.
Communities near Aurora ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Aurora and not the distance as if you drove.<7>.
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, Nevada, New Mexico (3), New York, North Carolina, 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:
Websites for Aurora ...
Official Website: www.auroraoh.com/
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 can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Aurora, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Aurora.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Aurora: www.auroraoh.com/
The official website for State of Ohio: https://ohio.gov/
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This page was last modified: 17 Jan 2019