Aurora, Colorado

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Aurora, Colorado
Home Rule Municipality
Ceety o Aurora
The Aurora Municipal Center
The Aurora Municipal Center
Nickname(s): The Gateway tae the Rockies
The Sunrise o Colorado
Location in Arapahoe Coonty an the State o Colorado
Location in Arapahoe Coonty
an the State o Colorado
Aurora, Colorado is locatit in the US
Aurora, Colorado
Aurora, Colorado
Location in the contiguous Unitit States
Coordinates: 39°44′N 104°50′W / 39.73°N 104.83°W / 39.73; -104.83Coordinates: 39°44′N 104°50′W / 39.73°N 104.83°W / 39.73; -104.83
Kintra Unitit States
State Colorado
Coonties Arapahoe Coonty[1]
Adams Coonty
Douglas Coonty
Platted 1891 as Fletcher
Incorporatit (toun) 1903-05-05, as the Town of Fletcher[2]
Incorporatit (ceety) 1929 as the Ceety o Aurora[3]
Govrenment
 • Teep Home Rule Municipality[1]
 • Mayor Steve Hogan (R)
 • Ceety Manager George (Skip) Noe
Aurie
 • Home Rule Municipality 369.7 km2 (154.3 sq mi)
 • Laund 369.1 km2 (154.1 sq mi)
 • Watter 0.2 km2 (0.2 sq mi)
Elevation 1,648 m (5,471 ft)
Population (2010)[4]
 • Home Rule Municipality 325,078
 • Estimate (2014)[5] 353,108
 • Rank US: 54t
 • Density 880/km2 (2,100/sq mi)
 • Urban 2,374,203 (US: 18t)
 • Metro 2,754,258 (US: 21st)
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
 • Simmer (DST) MDT (UTC-6)
ZIP codes 80010-80019, 80040-80047 (aw but 80045 PO Boxes), 80137, 80247[6]
Aurie code(s) Baith 303 an 720
INCITS place code 0804000
GNIS featur ID 0204737
Heichways I-70, I-225, US 40, SH 30, SH 83, SH 88, E-470
Wabsteid www.auroragov.org
Third maist populous Colorado ceety

The Ceety o Aurora (/əˈrɔərə/, /əˈrɔːrə/) is a Hame Rule Municipality in the U.S. state o Colorado, spannin Arapahoe an Adams coonties, wi the yondermaist sootheastren portion o the ceety stendin intae Douglas Coonty.

Sister ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

Aurora haes a single sister ceety, Adama, Ethiopie, that wis established in 2014 efter Aurora Sister Ceeties Internaitional wis resurrect in 2013. The ceety o Aurora haed a previous sister ceety program frae 1988 tae 2004.[7]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Active Colorado Municipalities". State of Colorado, Department of Local Affairs. 2007-02-27. Retrieved 2007-02-27. 
  2. "Colorado Municipal Incorporations". State of Colorado, Department of Personnel & Administration, Colorado State Archives. 2004-12-01. Archived frae the oreeginal on 27 September 2007. Retrieved 2007-08-18. 
  3. "Aurora History". City of Aurora, Colorado. Archived frae the oreeginal on 28 September 2007. Retrieved 2007-08-23. 
  4. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2015-02-01. 
  5. "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved June 10, 2015. 
  6. "ZIP Code Lookup" (JavaScript/HTML). United States Postal Service. August 19, 2007. Archived frae the oreeginal on 18 August 2007. Retrieved August 19, 2007.  The post office servin 80137 is locatit in Aurora, houever “Watkins” is the place name assigned tae the ZIP code.
  7. "Aurora Sister Cities International". Retrieved 17 July 2014.