Aurora Illinois, the City of Lights, is the home to approximately 200,000 people. it’s actually the second most populated place in the US. It is divided into three regions: the West Side, the East Side, and the Fox Valley or Far East Side.
Aurora stands out in terms of arts and culture. It is home to the SciTech Museum, Aurora Regional Fire Museum, Aurora Historical Society, Phillips Park Zoo, and Paramount Theatre.
The two main schools in Aurora are the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy and Aurora University. The Aurora Public Library is also located in the City.
Aurora has a diverse business segment that includes construction, professional, scientific, and technical service, finance and insurance, administrative and support, educational services, and metal products.
Aurora owns Aurora Municipal Airport located just outside of Aurora in Sugar Grove IL, and Mercy Center for Health Care Service Heliport and Rush-Copley Medical Center Heliport within the City.
Besides Rush-Copley Medical Center, Aurora has another main hospital, the Provena Mercy Medical Center. Aurora has easy access to other hospitals in other cities like Edward Hospital in Naperville, Central DuPage Hospital in Winfield, and Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital in Downers Grove.