Eden is a city in Rockingham County, North Carolina, United States, in the state's Piedmont region. The population was 15,527 at the 2010 census. From the late nineteenth century through much of the 20th, the city was a center of textile mills and manufacturing. The city was incorporated in 1967 through the consolidation of three towns: Leaksville, Spray, and Draper.
Eden is the largest city in Rockingham County, North Carolina and is a secondary city of the Piedmont Triad, with more than 10,000 population. Eden is part of the Greensboro-High Point, NC Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Eden is located at 36°30′23″N 79°44′42″W (36.506434, -79.745092). The Smith and the Dan River have their confluence on the south side of Eden. The Dan River flows along Eden's southern border while the Smith River flows from the north bisecting the city on its route to meet the Dan River. The city of Greensboro is 25 miles (40 kilometers) to the south, Reidsville is 11 mi (18 km) southeast, and High Point is 50 mi (80 km) southeast via U.S. Route 29.