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Arden, North Carolina
Country  United States
State North Carolina
County Buncombe
2,218 ft (676 m)
Time zone UTC-5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP Code
Area code(s) 828

Arden is an unincorporated community located in southern Buncombe County, North Carolina, in the United States. 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.

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

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.

Arden is also home to the Oak Park Historic District, established in 1927. While building was interrupted due to the crash of 1929, over 15 homes of the period remain standing today.

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