A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Welcome to Aurora ...
When the people of Aurora refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Auroran<1>
From the 2006 Statistics Canada (StatCan) census, Aurora had a population of 47,629 people.<2>
The town of Aurora was established in 1854.
Aurora is 900 feet [274 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Aurora lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time. The time zone in French: EST- Heure Normale de l'Est (HNE), EDT- Heure Avancée de l'Est (HAE).
Area Codes for Aurora: (289)<4>, (365) & (905)
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2006 StatCan census, Aurora had a population of 47,629 people.
The population of Aurora represents 0.39% of the total population of Ontario (which had 12,160,282 people at that time), making it Ontario's 41st most populous community.
With a 2006 count of 47,629 people, the population of Aurora increased 18.58% from the 2001 StatCan census (with a count of 40,167 people).
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 and not the distance if driven.<5>.
To learn more about neighboring communities, 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, Ohio, 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 ...
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.town.aurora.on.ca/
The official website for Province of Ontario: https://www.ontario.ca/
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This page was last modified: 06 Feb 2019