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Welcome to Eden ...

The city of Eden is located in Rockingham County.

The location of Eden has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Eden has a population of 15,041 people<2> (see below for details).

Eden is 650 feet [198 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Eden lies within the (336) area code.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Eden had a population of 15,527 people (which is 16.58% of the total population of Rockingham County). This makes Eden the county's most populous community.

The population of Eden represents 0.16% of the total population of North Carolina (which has 9,535,483 people), making it the state's 58th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 15,527 people, the population of Eden decreased 2.4% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 15,908 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Eden had an population of 15,041 people. This is a decrease of 3.13% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 5.45% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Eden.

Communities near Eden ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Madison   [Map]   2,134   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Mayodan   [Map]   2,409   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Providence   [Map]   ---   SW   5 miles [8 km]
Reidsville   [Map]   13,857   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Shiloh   [Map]   ---   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Stoneville   [Map]   1,249   W   9 miles [14.5 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Eden.

Communities Also Named Eden ...

While we believe that this Eden is located in Rockingham County, we know of another 2 North Carolina communities named Eden. Those communities are located in the following counties: Davidson and Randolph County.

Beyond North Carolina, there are 60 communities that are also named Eden - they are located in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas (2), California, Colorado, Florida (2), Georgia, Idaho, Illinois (2), Indiana, Iowa (2), Kansas, Kentucky (2), Louisiana (3), Maine, Manitoba, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri (2), Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, New York (2), Nova Scotia, Ohio (2), Ontario (2), Oregon, Pennsylvania (3), South Carolina, South Dakota (2), Texas (3), Utah, Vermont, Washington (2), West Virginia (3), Wisconsin and Wyoming.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Eden. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Eden. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Eden.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Eden:

Websites for Eden ...

Official Website: www.ci.eden.nc.us/

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Eden ...

Looking for more information about Eden? 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 Eden, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Eden.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for North Carolina

About Rockingham County

About North Carolina

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Eden: www.ci.eden.nc.us/

The official website for Rockingham County: www.co.rockingham.nc.us/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Eden.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Eden - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Eden) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Eden. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Eden

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Eden. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.5033, Longitude: -79.7415     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Eden have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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