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Adams County, Arapahoe County, and Douglas County,


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A BIG CITY with a small town flavor
Gateway to the Rockies

The Colorado state capital is Denver.

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80010, 80011, 80012, 80013, 80014, 80015, 80016, 80017, 80018, 80019, 80045

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Statistics & Facts

The population of Aurora is approximately 290,000 (2000), 325078 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 182,000 (1994), 121901 (2010).

The amount of land area in Aurora is 343.247 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Aurora is 144 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0.617 sq kilometers.
The distance from Aurora to Washington DC is 1573 miles. The distance to the Colorado state capital is 9 miles. (as the crow flies)
Aurora is positioned 39.71 degrees north of the equator and 104.72 degrees west of the prime meridian.

The Aurora city color is blue and gold.

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Aurora location: only 20 minutes east of the City of Denver. Aurora is within three counties - Arapahoe, Adams and Douglas.

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Climate & Weather

The climate for Aurora is semi-arid
The weather in Aurora is mild and dry. There are over 300 days of sunshine each year!!
Aurora average temperature is (Spring) 47, (Summer) 70, (Fall) 51, (Winter) 32 degrees F.
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Aurora history:
Aurora was originally known as Fletcher when it was founded in 1891. In 1907, the name was changed to its present one of Aurora.
Aurora History Museum
15001 E. Alameda Dr.
Aurora, Colorado
Phone: (303) 739-6660
The founding of Aurora: 1891
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Aurora attractions:
Aurora is one of the top 10 safest U.S. Cities! It is also the closest city to the new Denver International Airport.

The Aurora Reservoir
5800 S. Powhaton Rd.
P.O. Box 460536
Aurora, CO 80046
Phone: (303) 690-1286
Fax (303) 690-1654
Windline: (303) 766-0020

Aurora is the third largest city in Colorado (1998)
Aurora is less than 1 hour from the Rocky Mountains

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Aurora economy: There are over 7,700 businesses in Aurora which employ more than 64,000 people. Some of the types of businesses represented in Aurora are: Construction, manufacturing, wholesale and retail establishments, financial and service businesses. Much economic development has occurred along the I-225 corridor.

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