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Overview

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 History

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.

Linden Transportation

Newark Liberty International Airport is a short drive from the city.

Linden Higher Education

Union County College is nearby.

Linden Almanac

CategoryValue
County Union County
Standard Zip Codes7036
Phone Area Codes908
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude40.62
Approximate Longitude-74.23

Linden Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationCRANFORD
Distance3.5 miles
Jan Temp20 to 39 F
Apr Temp38 to 62 F
Jul Temp63 to 86 F
Oct Temp42 to 65 F
Annual Precip50.9 inches
StationNY WESTERLEIGH STAT IS
Distance6.8 miles
Jan Temp25 to 40 F
Apr Temp42 to 62 F
Jul Temp67 to 86 F
Oct Temp47 to 66 F
Annual Precip48.6 inches
StationNEWARK INTL AP
Distance7.7 miles
Jan Temp24 to 38 F
Apr Temp44 to 61 F
Jul Temp69 to 85 F
Oct Temp48 to 65 F
Annual Precip46.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income

Linden Public Libraries

Linden Free Public Library
31 E. HENRY STREET
Linden, New Jersey
(908) 298-3830

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Linden Public Schools

Joseph E. Soehl Middle School
300 E Henry St
ZIP: 7036
(908) 486-0550
Middle
Total Enrollment 630
Linden High School
121 W St George Ave
ZIP: 7036
(908) 486-5432
High
Total Enrollment 1769
Myles J. Mcmanus Middle School
300 Edgewood Rd
ZIP: 7036
(908) 486-7751
Middle
Total Enrollment 613
Number 1
728 No Wood Ave
ZIP: 7036
(908) 486-2668
Primary
Total Enrollment 444
Number 10
2801 Highland Avenue
ZIP: 7036
(908) 486-2043
Primary
Total Enrollment 280
Number 2
1700 South Wood Avenue
ZIP: 7036
(908) 862-3287
Primary
Total Enrollment 582
Number 4
1602 Dill Avenue
ZIP: 7036
(908) 486-3286
Primary
Total Enrollment 408
Number 5
1014 Bower Street
ZIP: 7036
(908) 486-2666
Primary
Total Enrollment 329
Number 6
19 E Morris Ave
ZIP: 7036
(908) 862-3033
Primary
Total Enrollment 345
Number 8
500 W Blancke St
ZIP: 7036
(908) 862-4397
Primary
Total Enrollment 288
Number 9
1401 Deerfield Terrace
ZIP: 7036
(908) 486-5164
Primary
Total Enrollment 361

Linden Private Schools

Ss Mary & Elizabeth Academy
170 Hussa St
ZIP: 7036
Elementary
Total Enrollment 162
Sunshine Academy
600 N Wood Ave
ZIP: 7036
Elementary
Total Enrollment 7
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