Gateway to the Rockies.

Something for everyone.

A unique city to live and work.

Situated on prairie grasslands, rolling hills, and the Black Forest’s northern tip, Aurora offers something for every lifestyle, from convenient urban living to master-planned communities. Long known as the Gateway to the Rockies, this All-America City lies on the eastern edge of the Denver-Aurora Metropolitan Area. It boasts spectacular views of the Front Range. 

An amazing place to call home.

Aurora is Home.

Nearly 400,000 residents choose to live in Aurora, making it the third-largest city in Colorado and one of the most diverse large cities in the country. Aurora has residential options across the housing spectrum in active and friendly neighborhoods, home to top-performing schools and universities.

School Districts

Cherry Creek Schools


Aurora Public Schools


Dedicated to helping the community.

It's About Enjoying Your Time Off TOo.

From award-winning parks and recreational opportunities to a growing arts and theater scene to one of the nation’s premier medical and bioscience campuses to international and eclectic dining, Aurora truly represents “the world in a city.”


  • 8,000 acres of open space
  • 99 developed parks
  • 103 miles of trails
  • 5 golf courses
  • 10 pools
  • 9 special events
  • 3 nature centers
  • 2 reservoirs
  • 6 recreation centers
  • 180 athletic fields
  • 39 reservable park shelters

Together, we can make a difference.