Linden, Tennessee is a picture-perfect small town, full of quaint shops, restored buildings, an award-winning hotel, and a historic Main Street that draws visitors from across the country.

Float on Downtown

The town sits on the banks of the Buffalo River, just a few minutes’ walk from downtown, where folks drink in the town’s natural beauty as they float through some of Tennessee’s prettiest scenery in kayaks and canoes. And the Tennessee River is close, too, perfect for boating and watersports.

Visitor Favorite

If you’re wondering what it’s like to make a 180-degree shift to life in Linden, just ask the Dumonts. The couple visited from the East Coast in 2007 and saw a rough-around-the-edges town with great potential. They got a great bargain on a large plot of land and made an offer on the spot, then got to work sinking their hearts and resources into restoring what’s now known as the Commodore Hotel in downtown Linden. It has become the heart of downtown, where locals and visitors gather to grab a bite at the restaurant, hear local talent at the music cafe, or sip a cocktail at the speakeasy lounge.

Revitalized Charm

Once the Commodore opened its doors, Linden’s revitalization was unstoppable. This town loves its artisans, with studios and one-of-a-kind shops lining its Main Street. The Arts District includes the Buffalo River Artists Co-op, the studio home to 12 working artisans who paint, weave, blow glass, and so much more in an open studio setting. A New York native creates hand-made jewelry just down the block, street murals add pops of color through downtown, and folks visit from all over just to spend a few days immersed in artsy, small-town charm.

Celebrate All Seasons

This town knows how to throw a party, with community festivals and events bringing residents together and drawing crowds of visitors year round. From the spring’s Blooming Arts Festival and summer’s Music on Main Street series to a Halloween downtown and a picture-perfect Christmas parade, Linden’s downtown is the glue that holds this community together.

Slice of Heaven for Sale

Just outside of town, Linden’s lifelong residents and transplants find incredible investment opportunities, snapping up acreage rich in picturesque views; waterfront access; caves, creeks, and waterfalls; abundant wildlife and plenty of peace and quiet.


At a Glance
  • 88 miles southwest of Nashville; 70 miles from Florence, AL/ The Shoals

  • 115 miles northwest of Huntsville, AL

  • On the banks of the Buffalo River

  • Available farm land/ acreage

  • Available waterfront property

  • Low tax rate

  • Population 1,000

  • Schools: Linden Elementary, Linden Middle, Perry County High School

  • Nearest Hospital: Wayne Medical Center (Waynesboro), Perry Community Hospital,  Maury Regional Medical Center (Level 1 Trauma Center)

  • Airport: Perry County Airport; Centerville Regional Airport; Northwest Alabama Regional Airport (1 hour 37 minutes) Nashville International Airport/ BNA (1 hour 38 minutes)

  • Nearest Grocery: Food Giant, Front Porch Produce, Dollar General

Community Highlights
  • Canoeing, kayaking, and fishing on the Buffalo and Tennessee Rivers

  • Downtown Arts District

  • Historic courthouse and town square

  • Blooming Arts Festival

  • Music on Main Street series

  • Commodore Hotel, Miss Berdie’s Boarding House

  • Mousetail Landing State Park (nearby Lobelville)

  • Main Street Market

  • Lady’s Bluff Nature trail - gorgeous views of the Tennessee River

Real Estate

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