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Welcome to Aurora ...

Aurora is located in Florence County.

When the people of Aurora refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Auroran<1>

Aurora is 1,070 feet [326 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Note: If you travel east from Aurora (for example, toward Escanaba (MI)), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

Area codes for Aurora: (715) and (534)<3>

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.<4>.

Community   2018<5>
Population
DirDistance
Norway (MI)   [Map]   2,767   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Beecher   [Map]   709   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Commonwealth   [Map]   392   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Dunbar   [Map]   621   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Florence   [Map]   1,951   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Goodman   [Map]   608   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]

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 two Wisconsin communities named Aurora: This one is located in Florence County and the other is located in Washington County.

Beyond Wisconsin, 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, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Texas (2), Utah, West Virginia 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.

  • 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:

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.

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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Aurora, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Aurora.

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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 Florence County: www.florencewisconsin.com/

The official website for State of Wisconsin: https://www.wisconsin.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>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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<3>Area code (534) is an overlay for area code (715).

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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) 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. 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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Aurora. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.7856, Longitude: -88.1014     [Map].

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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.

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