Aurora, Illinois

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Coordinates: 41°45′48″N 88°17′24″W / 41.76333°N 88.29000°W / 41.76333; -88.29000
Aurora, Illinois
Aurora Stolp Island Fox R.JPG
The Fox River and Galena Boulevard dam, Paramount Theatre, Aurora Riverwalk, Civic Center, and Leland Tower
Official name: City of Aurora
Motto: A City Second to None
Nickname: City of Lights
Country United States
State Illinois
Counties Kane, DuPage, Kendall, Will
Townships Aurora (Kane), Batavia (Kane), Sugar Grove (Kane), Naperville (DuPage), Winfield (DuPage), Oswego (Kendall), Wheatland (Will)
River Fox
Elevation 722 ft (220 m)
Coordinates 41°45′48″N 88°17′24″W / 41.76333°N 88.29000°W / 41.76333; -88.29000
Area 39.42 sq mi (102 km²)
 - land 38.53 sq mi (100 km²)
 - water 0.89 sq mi (2 km²)
Population 197,899 (2010)
Density 3,711.5 /sq mi (1,433 /km²)
Settled 1834 (1834)
Incorporated 1845 (1845)
Government Mayor–council
Mayor Tom Weisner
Timezone CST (UTC-6)
 - summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 60502, 60503, 60504, 60505, 60506, 60599
Area codes 630, 331
Demonym Auroran
Location of Aurora within Illinois
Location of Aurora within Illinois
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Location of Aurora within Illinois
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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. "Aurora city, Illinois - Population Finder". American FactFinder. United States Census Bureau. 2010. Retrieved 24 February 2010.
  2. U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: City of Aurora