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View of Arden from the west, with Henderson in the distance.
View of Arden from the west, with Henderson in the distance.
Country United States
State Nevada
County Clark
2,484 ft (757 m)
 • Total 57,342
Time zone UTC-8 (PST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-7 (PDT)
ZIP code
GNIS feature ID 838496

Arden, Nevada is an unincorporated community in Clark County, Nevada. Its ZIP code is 89118. Located about 7 miles (11 km) southwest of Las Vegas, the area is experiencing rapid growth in housing development on land formerly owned by the Bureau of Land Management.

Enterprise is another unincorporated community nearby; it includes the master-planned community of Mountain's Edge.

In 1942, TWA Flight 3, carrying movie star Carole Lombard and 21 others, crashed into a mountain in the area. There were no survivors. Workers at the nearby Blue Diamond Mine provided witness accounts that helped guide the search for the plane. In 1958, United Airlines Flight 736, a Douglas DC-7 passenger aircraft, collided with a United States Air Force F-100 fighter near Arden. All 49 aboard the two aircraft died. In 1964 another passenger airplane, Bonanza Air Lines Flight 114, crashed in rugged terrain above Arden, killing all 29 aboard.

Coordinates: 36°01′05″N 115°13′48″W / 36.01806°N 115.23000°W / 36.01806; -115.23000

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