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Aurora Center, South Dakota

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The location of Aurora Center

Welcome to Aurora Center ...

Aurora Center is located in Aurora County.

The location of Aurora Center has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

The pronunciation of Aurora Center: uh-ROHR-uh<2>

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.<3>.

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 ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Aurora Center and not the distance if you are going to drive.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Armour   [Map]   669   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Corsica   [Map]   580   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Geddes   [Map]   212   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Hillside   [Map]   ---   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Joubert   [Map]   ---   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
New Holland   [Map]   ---   S   6 miles [9.7 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Aurora Center.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Aurora Center. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Aurora Center.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for South Dakota

About Aurora County

About South Dakota

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:

Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>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.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Aurora Center - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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 for your convenience: 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     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Aurora Center have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Aurora Center.

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