Aurora was incorporated as a village in 1863 and became a town in 1888. It is rich in historic relics. Former Prime Minister, Lester B. Pearson, grew up in Aurora in the 1960s. Aurora has 2 beautiful lakes, Lake Simcoe, which has many beautiful trails for hiking and conservation spots, and Lake Ontario. Aurora is rich in culture. You would want to visit the Northeast Old Aurora Heritage Conservation District and the Aurora Historical Society. Aurora has 45 parks and five golf courses.
Aurora is a beautiful place to live and grow a family and is a 40 minutes drive from Toronto making it an easy commute to the city. The affordability, location and beauty makes it a sought-after place to live.
Aurora is north of Oak Ridge Moraines and borders Richmond Hill in the south, Newmarket in the north, Whitchurch-Stouffville in the east, and King City in the west.