Introduction to Linden, New Jersey
Linden, New Jersey, in Union county, is 3 miles SW of Elizabeth, New Jersey and 8 miles SW of Newark, New Jersey. The city benefits from easy access to the nearby cities and towns with which it shares the Newark metropolitan area. Linden contains a population of approximately 39,394.
On March 4, 1861, Linden was incorporated as a township. Earlier, this township was a part of the Elizabeth, Rahway and Union Township. The Linden Township also included portions of Linden Borough, Cranford and Roselle. It was reincorporated on January 1, 1925, as a city.
Linden and nearby Attractions
- Goethals Park
- Wheeler Park
- Crane Phillips Living Museum
- Clifford Lawson Memorial Park
- Roselle Park Museum
- Thomas A. Edison Memorial Tower & Museum
Things To Do In Linden
Linden includes numerous parks and playgrounds that offer quality recreational facilities. The city also includes tennis and basketball courts. The Recreation Department organizes several sports programs. The clubs and restaurants of Linden serve a wide variety of dishes.
Newark Liberty International Airport is a short drive from the city.
Linden Higher Education
Union County College is nearby.