Aurora is a historic river town that is situated 35 miles west of Cincinnati, Ohio, located in the Southeast corner of Indiana. Aurora was settled in the early 1800's and incorporated in 1845 and has strong historic connections to the Ohio River. Aurora is full of unique and historic buildings that preserve its older rivercity characteristics.


City Manager,
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Derek Walker

City Manager - City of Aurora

812-926-1777 ext. 6

Derek Walker, a native and longtime resident of Southeast Indiana was appointed Aurora City Manager by Mayor Mark Drury in February of 2020. Derek is a Ball State graduate with a Bachelor and Master Degree in Urban and Regional Planning and Development with over 4 years of experience working in the planning and zoning office for the Dearborn County Government.

"I'm grateful for the opportunity to work with city employees, local leaders, residents and the City Administration as we work to build upon recent momentum. My focus will be working to make Aurora a place that people enjoy living within and visiting and a place that businesses are able to successfully expand and thrive. I'll look to highlight and build upon the unique assets that give the city a competitive advantage and make Aurora the most that it can be