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Aurora
Dearborn County, Indiana

ZipCodes
47001

Motto
"City of Spires"



Page Contents for Aurora, Indiana

Statistics & Facts

Location

Weather & Climate

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Government

Chamber of Commerce.

Schools.

Miscellany



Statistics & Facts

The Indiana state capital is Indianapolis.
The population of Aurora is approximately 4,713 1998, 3750 2010.
The approximate number of families is 1,599 1990, 1472 2010.
The amount of land area in Aurora is 7.194 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Aurora is 2.2 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0.371 sq kilometers.
The distance from Aurora to Washington DC is 447 miles.
The distance to the Indiana state capital is 85 miles. (as the crow flies)
Aurora is positioned 39.06 degrees north of the equator and 84.90 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Location

in southeast indiana west of Lawrenceburg and Greendale. It is about 35 miles west of Cincinnati, Ohio. US Highway 50 runs east/west here dividing the city in half.
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Climate


seasonal and temperate.
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History & History Related Items

Here is a history page for Aurora. Though a plat was filed in 1819, no real development took place until about 1836. Aurora was incorporated in 1845 as a city.

Aurora is a historic town with many restored buildings, including the Hillforest Mansion, which are on the national registry of historic homes.

Much of Aurora's commerce through the years has been related to the Ohio River. It continues to be a great influence on the town.
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Attractions

The Aurora Farmer's Fair, sponsored by the Aurora Indiana Lion's Club, is held annually on the first Thursday, Friday, and Saturday of October. Traditionally a harvest fair, the event includes craft and agricultural judging and awards, as well as carnival rides, stage shows, and a street parade on Saturday morning. A great event with a rich history, the Aurora Farmer's Fair is fun for kids of all ages, and is an event people throughout southeastern Indiana, southwestern Ohio, and northern Kentucky look forward to each year.

Attractions in the area
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Aurora City Government

The City of Aurora
Phone: 812-926-1777

Aurora has a Strong Mayor - City Council form of government. The five council members are elected to four year terms. All members are elected in the same year. The mayor is also elected to a four year term.

Aurora Chamber

Dearborn County Chamber of Commerce
PO Box 66
555 Eads Parkway East, Suite 175
Lawrenceburg, IN 47025
Phone: 812 537-0814
Toll-free: 800 322-8198
Phone: 513-564-8083
Fax: 812-537-0845

Aurora Organizations

Dearborn County Chamber of Commerce
PO Box 66
555 Eads Parkway East, Suite 175
Lawrenceburg, IN 47025
Phone: 812 537-0814
Toll-free: 800 322-8198
Phone: 513-564-8083
Fax: 812-537-0845

Aurora Schools

Here is an education page for Aurora. Aurora

Miscellany

The population of Aurora was:
1980 - 3,816
1990 - 3,825
1998 - 4,713

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