Glenwood is a village in Cook County, Illinois, United States. The population was 8,969 at the 2010 census.
Glenwood is located at 41°32′42″N 87°36′43″W (41.544943, -87.612052).
According to the 2010 census, Glenwood has a total area of 3.12 square miles (8.08 km2), all land.
The Glenwood Shoreline, an ancient shoreline of Lake Chicago, is within the village. The village is almost completely surrounded by forest preserves, as is the nearby village of Thornton.
The neighboring villages are Homewood to the west, Thornton to the north, Lynwood to the east, and Ford Heights and Chicago Heights to the south.