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Welcome to Arden ...

Arden is located in Buncombe County<1>.

Arden is 2,210 feet [674 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Arden is about ½ mile above sea level.

Time Zone: Arden lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Arden lies within the (828) area code.

The ZIP code for Arden: 28704<3>

Adding Arden to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Arden in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Arden was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Arden on a map titled Rand McNally Map of North Carolina (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Arden on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Arden ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 22 communities that are also named Arden - they are located in Arkansas, California, Colorado, Delaware, Georgia, Illinois, Manitoba, Maryland, Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New York, Ontario, Pennsylvania, South Carolina (2), Tennessee, Texas, Washington and West Virginia (2).

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Arden.

Communities near Arden ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Arden.

  • Asheville [Buncombe County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Asheville
    • Asheville [Buncombe County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the north of Arden
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 92,852 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Asheville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Asheville<5>
  • Hendersonville [Henderson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hendersonville
    • Hendersonville [Henderson County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the south of Arden
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,235 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hendersonville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hendersonville<5>
  • Black Mountain [Buncombe County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Black Mountain
    • Black Mountain [Buncombe County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Arden
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,256 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Black Mountain have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Black Mountain
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Black Mountain<5>
  • Mills River [Henderson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mills River
    • Mills River [Henderson County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Arden
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,471 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mills River have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mills River
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mills River<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Woodfin [Buncombe County]
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      • Woodfin [Buncombe County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the north of Arden
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,679 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodfin have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodfin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Woodfin<5>
    • Canton [Haywood County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Canton
      • Canton [Haywood County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the west of Arden
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,369 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Canton have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Canton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Canton<5>
    • Weaverville [Buncombe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Weaverville
      • Weaverville [Buncombe County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the north of Arden
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,039 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Weaverville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Weaverville<5>
    • Flat Rock [Henderson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Flat Rock
      • Flat Rock [Henderson County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the south of Arden
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,408 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Flat Rock have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Flat Rock
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Flat Rock<5>
    • Laurel Park [Henderson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Laurel Park
      • Laurel Park [Henderson County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the south of Arden
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,339 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Laurel Park have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Laurel Park
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Laurel Park<5>
    • Biltmore Forest [Buncombe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Biltmore Forest
      • Biltmore Forest [Buncombe County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the north of Arden
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,431 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Biltmore Forest have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Biltmore Forest

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Arden. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Arden.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Arden. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Arden.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Arden. See our Newspapers Page for Arden.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Arden ...

Looking for more information about Arden? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Arden, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Arden.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in North Carolina

About Buncombe County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Arden. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Buncombe County: www.buncombecounty.org/

The official website for State of North Carolina: https://www.nc.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of North Carolina's counties, including Buncombe, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Arden - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Arden). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Arden or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Arden) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Arden. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from ArdenOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Arden. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.4662, Longitude: -82.5167    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.






















 

 

 

 

 


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