Kentucky Atlas and Gazetteer

Aurora, Kentucky
Aurora, Kentucky

Aurora is a southeastern Marshall county community at the junction of US 68 and KY 80 about ten miles southeast of Benton.

Kenlake State Resort Park is just east of Aurora.

Eggner's Ferry Bridge across Kentucky Lake east of Aurora
The old Eggner's Ferry Bridge across Kentucky Lake east of Aurora. The original bridge opened in 1932, crossing the Tennessee River, before Kentucky Lake was impounded by Kentucky Dam. The original bridge was struck by a cargo ship in 2012 and partially collapsed. It was repaired and reopened later that year. A new bridge opened in 2016 and the old bridge was demolished.


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