Eden is a city in Rockingham County, North Carolina, United States. The population was 15,527 at the 2010 census. The city was incorporated in 1967 through the consolidation of three separate towns: Leaksville, Spray, and Draper. Several small historic downtown areas have opened up, such as the "Olde Leaksville" shopping district, in an effort to bring tourists to the city. The phone Area code is area code 336. Eden is the largest city in Rockingham County, North Carolina and is a secondary city of the Piedmont Triad over the 10,000 population. Eden is located at 363023N794442W / 36.50639N 79.74500W / 36.50639; -79.74500 (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 (40km) Southwest and Reidsville is 11 miles (18km) Southeast of the City.