he City of Linwood is a suburban community located in Atlantic County, New Jersey. The city comprises an area of four square miles lying approximately nine miles to the west of Atlantic City and bounded by the municipalities of Northfield, Egg Harbor Township, and Somers Point. Linwood is primarily a residential community with a relatively large proportion of its residents employed in professional services or executive positions in the city and its neighboring municipalities.
The city is widely known for African violets grown at Fischer Farms and orchids from Brighton Farms. The Linwood Convalescent Center, one of the largest facilities of its type in the state, is another major contributor to the city’s economy.