Arden, North Carolina

Arden is an unincorporated community located in southern Buncombe County, North Carolina, in the United States.[1] Arden is approximately considered the area between Skyland and Fletcher near the Henderson County line. Arden's ZIP Code is 28704. Its post office serves Royal Pines and Avery Creek census designated places to the east and west of the post office itself. Arden is part of the Asheville Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Arden, North Carolina
Arden is located in North Carolina
Arden is located in the United States
Coordinates: 35°27′58″N 82°30′59″W / 35.46611°N 82.51639°W / 35.46611; -82.51639Coordinates: 35°27′58″N 82°30′59″W / 35.46611°N 82.51639°W / 35.46611; -82.51639
Country United States
StateNorth Carolina
2,218 ft (676 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP Code
Area code(s)828

The town was named for the Forest of Arden, in Shakespeare's comedy As You Like It.[2]

Arden is home to Glen Arden Elementary school, located at 50 Pinehurst Cir, Arden, NC 28704. Arden is also home to Christ School, a private boys Episcopal school.

The Blake House was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2010.[3]


  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ Gannett (1905). Origin of Certain Place Names (PDF). Washington DC: USGS. p. 28.
  3. ^ "National Register of Historic Places Listings". Weekly List of Actions Taken on Properties: 8/30/10 through 9/03/10. National Park Service. 2010-09-10.

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