Linden is a census-designated place (CDP) in San Joaquin County, California, United States. The population was 1,784 at the 2010 census, up from 1,103 at the 2000 census. Host of the Linden Cherry Festival each summer.
Linden is located at 38°1′12″N 121°5′29″W / 38.02°N 121.09139°W / 38.02; -121.09139 (38.019989, -121.091450).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 7.5 square miles (19.3 km²), 99.30% of it land and 0.70% of it water.