The city of Aurora encompasses the following counties: Lawrence.
Aurora encompasses land area: 5.95 sq mi (15.41 km2), water area: 0.03 sq mi (0.08 km2). The elevation is 1,401 ft (427 m) above sea level. This equates to a population density of 1,261.8/sq mi (487.2/km2). The local time zone is Central (CST) (UTC-6).
Local area codes are 417. The Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) code for the city is 29-02548, which is used in computer filings when non-government agencies and contractors fulfill government contracts. Additional information and the official website of the city is found at aurora-cityhall.org.