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Village of Linden
Rural Industrial Capital of Alberta
Linden is located in Alberta
Location in Alberta
Country Canada
Province Alberta
Region Central Alberta
Census Division No. 7
Municipal district Kneehill County
Founded 1902
 • Village January 1, 1964
 • Land 2.55 km2 (0.98 sq mi)
890 m (2,920 ft)
 • Total 704
 • Density 275.9/km2 (715/sq mi)
Time zone UTC−7 (MST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC−6 (MDT)
Postal code
Area code(s) 403
Highways 806
Waterways Kneehill Creek

Linden is a village located in central Alberta, Canada that is surrounded by Kneehill County. It is located 28 km (17 mi) southwest of Three Hills and 26 km (16 mi) north of Beiseker.

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


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In the 2016 Census of Population conducted by Statistics Canada, the Village of Linden recorded a population of 828 living in 306 of its 331 total private dwellings, a 14.2% change from its 2011 population of 725. With a land area of 2.58 km2 (1.00 sq mi), it had a population density of 320.9/km2 (831/sq mi) in 2016.


Dr. Elliot School is a K-9 school within Linden, with Kurt Ratzlaff serving as principal. The school offers a badminton team and a track & field team.

High school aged students living in Linden are given the option of attending school 10 km south of Linden, in Acme, as there is no High school in the village.

Dr. Elliott School was founded in 1958 by Dr. Elliott Harvard

Notable people

  • Musician Mike Edel

See also

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