Aurora (Illinois)

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Coordinates 41°45′50″N 88°17′24″W
Country United States
State Illinois
Counties DuPage, Kane, Kendall, Will
Townships Aurora (Kane), Batavia (Kane), Sugar Grove (Kane), Naperville (DuPage), Winfield (DuPage), Oswego (Kendall), Wheatland (Will)
Settled 1834
Incorporated (village) 1845
Incorporated (city) 1857
Founded by Harold E. Styles
Elevation 718 ft (219 m)
Time zone UTC−6 (CST)
ZIP Codes 60502–60507, 60568, 60569, 60572, 60598
Area codes 630, 331
FIPS code 17-03012
Demonym Auroran
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Government (Type) Mayor–council
Government (Mayor) Richard C. Irvin
Government (Total) 45.91 sq mi (118.91 km2)
Government (Land) 44.97 sq mi (116.47 km2)
Government (Water) 0.94 sq mi (2.45 km2)
Area (Total) 45.91 sq mi (118.91 km2)
Area (Land) 44.97 sq mi (116.47 km2)
Area (Water) 0.94 sq mi (2.45 km2)
Population (2020) (Total) 180,542
Population (2020) (Rank) US: 144th
Population (2020) (Density) 4,014.81/sq mi (1,550.13/km2)

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Aurora is a city in the Chicago metropolitan area located partially in DuPage, Kane, Kendall, and Will counties in the U.S. state of Illinois. Located primarily in DuPage and Kane counties, it is the second most populous city in Illinois, after Chicago, and the 144th most populous city in the United States. The population was 197,899 at the 2010 census, and was 180,542 as of the 2020 Census. Founded within Kane County, Aurora's city limits have expanded into DuPage, Kendall, and Will counties. Once a mid-sized manufacturing city, Aurora has grown since the 1960s. From 2000 to 2009, the U.S. Census Bureau ranked the city as the 46th fastest growing city with a population of over 100,000.

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