Bellwood is a village in Proviso Township, Cook County, Illinois, United States. Located 13 miles (21 km) west of Chicago'sdowntown Loop, the village of Bellwood is bounded by the Eisenhower Expressway (south), the Proviso yards of the Union Pacific Railroad (north), and the suburbs of Maywood (east) and Hillside and Berkeley (west). The population was 19,071 at the 2010 census.
Bellwood was incorporated on May 21, 1900.
Bellwood is located at 41°52′59″N 87°52′35″W (41.882924, -87.876428).
According to the 2010 census, Bellwood has a total area of 2.4 square miles (6.22 km2), all land.