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Aurora is a city nestled in Southeastern Indiana, along the Ohio River in Center township of Dearborn County, Indiana, United States. The population was 3,750 at the 2010 census.GeographyAurora is located at .According to the 2010 census, Aurora has a total area of 3.087sqmi, of which 2.76sqmi is land and 0.327sqmi is water.HistoryAurora was platted in 1819. It was named for Aurora, the goddess of dawn in Roman mythology. Aurora was incorporated in 1848.Aurora is known for its picturesque historic downtown area and the ornate Hillforest mansion built for Thomas Gaff who earned his fortune shipping goods on the Ohio River by steamboat. The mansion was designed by architect Isaiah Rogers and was completed in 1855 in the Italian Renaissance style. The design is symmetrical. Details include deep overhangs, arched windows and balconies and porches. Hillforest was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1992.Demographics2010 censusAs of the 2010 census, there were 3,750 people, 1,472 households, and 936 families residing in the city. The population density was 1358.7PD/sqmi. There were 1,647 housing units at an average density of 596.7/sqmi. The racial makeup of the city was 97.5% White, 0.5% African American, 0.3% Native American, 0.3% Asian, 0.5% from other races, and 0.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.5% of the population.
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