Linden, Christian County, Missouri

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Linden is an unincorporated community in northern Christian County, Missouri (USA).[1] It is located about five miles northeast of Ozark on Route 125 where the highway crosses the Finley Creek. The river has been dammed here and a small lake, Lake Lindenlure, has been created. Mail is via Rogersville.

Linden is part of the Springfield, Missouri Metropolitan Statistical Area.

The community's name is a transfer from Linden, Tennessee.[2] A variant name was "Kenton".[1] A post office called Kenton was established in 1860, and remained in operation until 1911.[3]


  1. ^ a b U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Linden
  2. ^ "Christian County Place Names, 1928–1945 (archived)". The State Historical Society of Missouri. Archived from the original on 24 June 2016. Retrieved 19 September 2016.
  3. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 19 September 2016.

Coordinates: 37°02′49″N 93°08′02″W / 37.047°N 93.134°W / 37.047; -93.134