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Town of Aurora, Wisconsin
(Taylor County)

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The location of Town of Aurora

Welcome to Aurora ...

The Town of Aurora is located in Taylor County.

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

When the people of Aurora refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Auroran<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, the Town of Aurora has a population of 408 people<3> (see below for details).

Aurora is 1,210 feet [369 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Area codes for Aurora: (715) and (534)<5>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, the Town of Aurora had a population of 422 people. This makes Aurora the county's 18th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 422 people, the population of Aurora increased 9.33% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 386 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Aurora had an population of 408 people. This is a decrease of 3.32% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 5.7% 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 from Aurora and not the distance if driven.<6>.

Community   2018
Colburn   [Map]   883   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Cornell   [Map]   1,403   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Delmar   [Map]   962   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Hixon   [Map]   802   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Holway   [Map]   951   E   18 miles [29 km]
Lake Holcombe   [Map]   1,069   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]

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

Communities Also Named Aurora ...

While we believe that this Aurora is located in Taylor County, we know of another 2 Wisconsin communities named Aurora. Those communities are located in the following counties: Florence and Waushara County.

Beyond Wisconsin, there are 3 communities that are also named Aurora - they are located in and New York.

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.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Aurora. 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. 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.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Aurora:

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Wisconsin

About Taylor County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Taylor County:

The official website for State of Wisconsin:

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>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Aurora refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a community's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Aurora may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Aurora.

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<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Aurora - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<5>Area code (534) is an overlay for area code (715).

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<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Aurora) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Aurora. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Town of Aurora

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Aurora. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.1641, Longitude: -90.8646     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Aurora have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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