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Welcome to Eden ...

The city of Eden is located in Rockingham County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Eden has a population of 14,905 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Eden.

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 is located in the (336) area code.

The ZIP code for Eden: 27288<4>

Websites for Eden ...

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Eden had an population of 14,905 people. This is a decrease of 4.01% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 6.31% since the 2000 Census).

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 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 (which had a count of 15,908 people).

More information can be found on the Census 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.

Communities near Eden ...

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

  • Reidsville (12 miles [19.3 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Reidsville
    • Reidsville lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Eden and is located in Rockingham County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,993 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Reidsville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Reidsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Reidsville<7>
  • Martinsville (14 miles [22.5 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Martinsville
    • Martinsville lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Eden and is located in Martinsville City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,355 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Martinsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Martinsville<7>
  • Wentworth (7 miles [11.3 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wentworth
    • Wentworth lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the south of Eden and is located in Rockingham County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,734 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wentworth have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wentworth
  • Mayodan (12 miles [19.3 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mayodan
    • Mayodan lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Eden and is located in Rockingham County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,410 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mayodan have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mayodan
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mayodan<7>
  • Madison (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Madison
    • Madison lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Eden and is located in Rockingham County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,108 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Madison have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Madison
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Madison<7>
  • Stoneville (8 miles [12.9 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stoneville
    • Stoneville lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the west of Eden and is located in Rockingham County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,261 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stoneville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stoneville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stoneville<7>
  • Ridgeway (7 miles [11.3 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ridgeway
    • Ridgeway lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Eden and is located in Henry County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 688 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ridgeway
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ridgeway<7>
  • Providence (4 miles [6.4 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Providence
    • Providence lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Eden and is located in Rockingham County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Providence have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Providence
  • Sandy Level (4 miles [6.4 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sandy Level
    • Sandy Level lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Eden and is located in Henry County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sandy Level have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sandy Level
  • Matrimony (6 miles [9.7 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Matrimony
    • Matrimony lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the west of Eden and is located in Rockingham County
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Matrimony

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 Eden. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Eden.

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Eden.

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

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.

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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>If you're interested in how the shape of North Carolina's counties, including Rockingham, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Eden.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Eden - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 city (such as Eden). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Eden or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>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 for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from EdenOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Eden. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.5044, Longitude: -79.7586    
<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.
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.




 

 

 

 

 


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