Aurora, Colorado

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Aurora, Colorado
Ceety o Aurora
The Aurora Municipal Center
The Aurora Municipal Center
Eik-name(s): 
The Gateway tae the Rockies
The Sunrise 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
KintraUnitit States
StateColorado
CoontiesArapahoe Coonty[1]
Adams Coonty
Douglas Coonty
Platted1891 as Fletcher
Incorporatit (toun)1903-05-05, as the Town of Fletcher[2]
Incorporatit (ceety)1929 as the Ceety o Aurora[3]
Govrenment
 • TeepHome Rule Municipality[1]
 • MayorSteve Hogan (R)
 • Ceety ManagerGeorge (Skip) Noe
Area
 • Home Rule Municipality369.7 km2 (154.3 sq mi)
 • Land369.1 km2 (154.1 sq mi)
 • Water0.2 km2 (0.2 sq mi)
Elevation
1,648 m (5,471 ft)
Population
 • Home Rule Municipality325,078
 • Estimate 
(2014)[5]
353,108
 • RankUS: 54t
 • Density880/km2 (2,100/sq mi)
 • Urban
2,374,203 (US: 18t)
 • Metro
2,754,258 (US: 21st)
Time zoneUTC-7 (MST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-6 (MDT)
ZIP codes
80010-80019, 80040-80047 (aw but 80045 PO Boxes), 80137, 80247[6]
Aurie code(s)Baith 303 an 720
INCITS place code0804000
GNIS featur ID0204737
HeichwaysI-70, I-225, US 40, SH 30, SH 83, SH 88, E-470
Wabsteidwww.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. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  3. "Aurora History". City of Aurora, Colorado. Archived frae the oreeginal on 28 September 2007. Retrieved 2007-08-23. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  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. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help) 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.