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Welcome to Linden ...

The city of Linden is located in Union County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Linden has a population of 42,388 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Linden.

Linden is near sea level<3>.

Time Zone: Linden lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Linden is within the (908) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Linden had an population of 42,388 people. This is an increase of 4.66% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 7.6% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Linden had a population of 40,499 people (which is 7.55% of the total population of Union County). This makes Linden the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Linden represents 0.46% of the total population of New Jersey (which has 8,791,894 people), making it the state's 20th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 40,499 people, the population of Linden increased 2.8% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 39,394 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Linden.

Communities Also Named Linden ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 40 communities that are also named Linden - they are located in Alabama, Alberta, Arizona (2), California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Manitoba, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan (2), Minnesota, Mississippi (2), Missouri (3), New York, North Carolina (2), Nova Scotia, Ohio (2), Oklahoma, Pennsylvania (3), South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia (2), West Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Linden.

Communities near Linden ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Linden.

  • New York [New York County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New York
    • New York [New York County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Linden
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,253,213 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New York
  • Newark [Essex County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newark
    • Newark [Essex County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Linden
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 282,520 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newark
  • Jersey City [Hudson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jersey City
    • Jersey City [Hudson County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Linden
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 262,664 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jersey City
  • Clifton [Passaic County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clifton
    • Clifton [Passaic County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the north of Linden
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 85,025 people
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Passaic [Passaic County]
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      • Passaic [Passaic County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the north of Linden
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 69,340 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Passaic
    • Union City [Hudson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Union City
      • Union City [Hudson County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Linden
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 67,137 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Union City
    • Bayonne [Hudson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bayonne
      • Bayonne [Hudson County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Linden
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 65,165 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bayonne
    • East Orange [Essex County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Orange
      • East Orange [Essex County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the north of Linden
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 64,630 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Orange
    • New Brunswick [Middlesex County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Brunswick
      • New Brunswick [Middlesex County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Linden
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 56,182 people
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    • West New York [Hudson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West New York
      • West New York [Hudson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Linden
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 53,132 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West New York have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West New York

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Linden. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Linden.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Linden. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Linden.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Linden. See our Newspapers Page for Linden.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Linden ...

Looking for more information about Linden? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Linden, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Linden.

Adding Linden to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Linden in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Linden was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Linden on a map titled George#&160;F. Cram Map (1905).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Linden on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of New Jersey

About Union County

About New Jersey

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Linden. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Union County: www.unioncountynj.org/

The official website for State of New Jersey: https://www.state.nj.us/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of New Jersey's counties, including Union, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Linden.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Linden - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Linden) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Linden. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from LindenOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Linden. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.6227, Longitude: -74.2469    
<5>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.






















 

 

 

 

 


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