Linden, Atchison County, Missouri

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Linden is an unincorporated community in Atchison County, in the U.S. state of Missouri.


A variant name was Magnet.[1] A post office was established as Linden in 1846, and closed in 1871. The post office was reestablished as Magnet in 1880, and was discontinued in 1900.[2] The present name is for linden trees near the original town site.[3]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Linden, Atchison County, Missouri
  2. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 30 August 2016.
  3. ^ "Atchison County Place Names, 1928-1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on 24 June 2016. Retrieved 30 August 2016.

Coordinates: 40°29′11″N 95°32′15″W / 40.48639°N 95.53750°W / 40.48639; -95.53750