Latitude / Longitude:
45°10’39 N 90°51’15 W
1,211 ft (369 m)
Central (CST) (UTC-6)
Aurora is a town in Taylor County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 386 at the 2000 census. According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 34.2 square miles (88.6 km²), all of it land.
This Township contains a few swamps some of considerable extent they are all unfit for cultivation. The River Enters the Town Near the NE Corner of section 24 and flows in a WSWesterly course with a Gentle current except a few Riffles where the current becomes Rapid. The soil is principally 2d rate.
This Township is covered with timber The greater portion of which is Hemlock Y Birch Elm and Sugar. A number of small streams rise in this Township and flow in a SWesterly course toward its west boundary. The swamp except Alder are covered with moss( ). There is no improvements on this Township.
In mid-summer of 1847 a crew working for the U.S. government surveyed a six-mile (10 km) square which approximates the current boundaries of Aurora. Then in December 1854 another crew marked all the section corners in the township, walking through the woods and swamps, measuring with chain and compass.