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East Aurora ( V )

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East Aurora is a village in Erie County, New York, USA. The population was 6,673 at the 2000 census. The Village of East Aurora lies in the eastern half of the Town of Aurora. It is southeast of Buffalo, New York.
The village was founded in 1804, and incorporated in 1874. Former President of the United States Millard Fillmore lived in East Aurora with his wife Abigail from 1826 to 1830. The house he built there while practicing law in the beginning of his political career is currently maintained by the Aurora Historical Society. The 1825 structure is restored to that period and features some original Fillmore furniture of the era, as well as items from Fillmore’s presidential years.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 6.5 square kilometers, all land. In the village the population was spread out with 25.6 percent under the age of 18, 5.3 percent from 18 to 24, 27.6 percent from 25 to 44, 22.6 percent from 45 to 64, and 18.8 percent who were 65 years of age or older.
A walk down East Aurora's bustling main street is, in some ways, a step back in time with a variety of specialty shops, restaurants, churches, municipal buildings and carefully preserved homes. Main Street is home to various local businesses and attractions, including Vidlers, an old-fashioned five and dime store, an ice cream parlor and the Aurora Theatre, a 650-seat, big-screen cinema theatre with a classic, old-fashioned neon marquee. About 1 mile from Knox Farm is Christ the King Seminary. Christ the King Seminary is located west of the village.
Today, one can also learn about its history, from its earliest times and gain enthusiasm in its natural beauty and populace. East Aurora enjoys a very positive reputation with worldwide travelers.

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