Linden, Alberta

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Village of Linden
Motto: Rural Industrial Capital of Alberta
Linden is located in Alberta
Coordinates: 51°35′26″N 113°29′0″W / 51.59056°N 113.48333°W / 51.59056; -113.48333Coordinates: 51°35′26″N 113°29′0″W / 51.59056°N 113.48333°W / 51.59056; -113.48333
Country  Canada
Province  Alberta
Region Central Alberta
Census Division No. 7
Municipal district Kneehill County
Founded 1902
Incorporated 1964
 • Mayor Vanessa Van Der Meer
 • Governing body Linden Village Council
Area (2011)[2]
 • Total 2.56 km2 (0.99 sq mi)
Elevation 890 m (2,920 ft)
Population (2011)[2]
 • Total 725
 • Density 283.3/km2 (734/sq mi)
Time zone MST (UTC-7)
Postal code T0M
Area code(s) 403
Highways 806
Waterways Kneehill Creek
Website Official website

Linden is a village located in Kneehill County, Alberta, in the central part of the province. It is located 28 km southwest of Three Hills and 26 km north of Beiseker.

The area surrounding the village was originally settled by members of the Mennonite sect, and many current residents trace their heritage to this group. The first post office was opened in 1949.[3] Linden was incorporated into a Village in 1964.


In the 2011 Census, the Village of Linden had a population of 725 living in 293 of its 315 total dwellings, a 9.8% change from its 2006 population of 660. With a land area of 2.56 km2 (0.99 sq mi), it had a population density of 283.2/km2 (733.5/sq mi) in 2011.[2]

The population of the Village of Linden according to its 2008 municipal census is 741.[4]

In 2006, Linden had a population of 660 living in 324 dwellings, a 3.8% increase from 2001. The village has a land area of 2.56 km2 (0.99 sq mi) and a population density of 257.9 inhabitants per square kilometer.[5]

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  1. ^ "Municipal Officials Search". Alberta Municipal Affairs. February 5, 2016. Retrieved February 7, 2016. 
  2. ^ a b c "Population and dwelling counts, for Canada, provinces and territories, and census subdivisions (municipalities), 2011 and 2006 censuses (Alberta)". Statistics Canada. 2012-02-08. Retrieved 2012-02-08. 
  3. ^ Gratz, Humphrey (1974). Footprints on Mi-Chig-Wun : memoirs of Sunnyslope pioneers. Linden, Alberta. p. 596. 
  4. ^ Alberta Municipal Affairs (2009-09-15). "Alberta 2009 Official Population List" (PDF). Retrieved 2010-09-12. 
  5. ^ Statistics Canada. "Canada 2006 Census: Linden - Community Profile". Retrieved 2007-06-08. 

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