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Welcome to Aurora Center ...

Aurora Center is located in Aurora County<1>.

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

The pronunciation of Aurora Center: uh-ROHR-uh<3>

A typical abbreviation for Aurora Center: Aurora Ctr. (or less commonly used: Aurora Cen., Aurora Cent. or Aurora Cntr.)

Aurora Center is 1,640 feet [500 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Aurora Center lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

The telephone area code for Aurora Center: (605)

Communities near Aurora Center ...

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

  • Platte [Charles Mix County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Platte have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Platte
    • Platte [Charles Mix County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Aurora Center
    • Estimated population in 2018: 1,260 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Platte
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Platte<6>
  • Plankinton [Aurora County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Plankinton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Plankinton
    • Plankinton [Aurora County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Aurora Center
    • Estimated population in 2018: 742 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Plankinton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Plankinton<6>
  • Armour [Douglas County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Armour have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Armour
    • Armour [Douglas County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Aurora Center
    • Estimated population in 2018: 670 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Armour
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Armour<6>
  • Corsica [Douglas County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Corsica have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Corsica
    • Corsica [Douglas County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Aurora Center
    • Estimated population in 2018: 580 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Corsica
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Corsica<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • White Lake [Aurora County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for White Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for White Lake
      • White Lake [Aurora County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Aurora Center
      • Estimated population in 2018: 375 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on White Lake
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for White Lake<6>
    • Stickney [Aurora County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stickney have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stickney
      • Stickney [Aurora County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Aurora Center
      • Estimated population in 2018: 279 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stickney
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stickney<6>
    • Geddes [Charles Mix County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Geddes have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Geddes
      • Geddes [Charles Mix County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Aurora Center
      • Estimated population in 2018: 208 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Geddes
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Geddes<6>
    • Joubert [Douglas County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Joubert have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Joubert
      • Joubert [Douglas County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Aurora Center
      • Estimated population in 2014: 126 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Joubert
    • New Holland [Douglas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Holland
      • New Holland [Douglas County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the south of Aurora Center
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 76 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Holland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Holland<6>
    • Hillside [Douglas County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hillside have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hillside
      • Hillside [Douglas County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Aurora Center
      • Estimated population in 2014: 31 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hillside

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 Center. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Aurora Center.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Aurora Center. 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 Center.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Aurora Center ...

Looking for more information about Aurora Center? 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 Center, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Aurora Center.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of South Dakota: sd.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of South Dakota's counties, including Aurora, 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 pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Aurora Center. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Aurora Center - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Aurora Center) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Aurora Center. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Aurora Center

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Aurora Center. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.5269, Longitude: -98.5898       In this case, the coordinates for Aurora Center 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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