Aurora, Illinois

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Aurora, Illinois
City
The Fox River and Galena Boulevard dam, Paramount Theatre, Aurora Riverwalk, Civic Center, and Leland Tower
The Fox River and Galena Boulevard dam, Paramount Theatre, Aurora Riverwalk, Civic Center, and Leland Tower
Nickname(s): 
City of Lights
Motto(s): 
A City Second to None
Location of Aurora in DuPage County and Kane County, Illinois.
Location of Aurora in DuPage County and Kane County, Illinois.
Location of Illinois in the United States
Location of Illinois in the United States
Coordinates: 41°45′50″N 88°17′24″W / 41.76389°N 88.29000°W / 41.76389; -88.29000Coordinates: 41°45′50″N 88°17′24″W / 41.76389°N 88.29000°W / 41.76389; -88.29000
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountiesDuPage, Kane, Kendall, Will
TownshipsAurora (Kane), Batavia (Kane), Sugar Grove (Kane), Naperville (DuPage), Winfield (DuPage), Oswego (Kendall), Wheatland (Will)
Settled1834
Incorporated (village)1845
Incorporated (city)1857
Government
 • TypeMayor–council
 • MayorRichard Irvin (R)[1]
Area
 • Total45.77 sq mi (118.55 km2)
 • Land44.89 sq mi (116.27 km2)
 • Water0.88 sq mi (2.28 km2)
Elevation
718 ft (219 m)
Population
 • Total197,899
 • Estimate 
(2017)[4]
200,965
 • RankUS: 111th
 • Density4,472.2/sq mi (1,726.74/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
ZIP Codes
60502–60507, 60568, 60569, 60572, 60598
Area codes630, 331
FIPS code17-03012
DemonymAuroran
Wikimedia CommonsAurora, Illinois
Websitewww.aurora-il.org
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Aurora is a city of Illinois in the United States. It is part of the Chicago metropolitan area.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Our Campaigns - Candidate - Richard C. Irvin". www.ourcampaigns.com. Retrieved 23 March 2019.
  2. "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Jun 30, 2017.
  3. "Aurora (city), Illinois". State & County QuickFacts. U.S. Census Bureau. 8 July 2014. Archived from the original on 14 June 2012. Retrieved 16 September 2014.
  4. "City and Town Population Totals, Incorporated Places 2010–2017 (PEPANNRES): Illinois". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved February 6, 2019.
  5. "City of Aurora". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.