|Elevation||823 ft (251 m)|
|GNIS feature ID||430332|
Originally named "Mount Ruska," Atwood was laid out as a village on September 29, 1857. It was an important trading point due to the Pittsburgh, Fort Wayne, and Chicago Railway passing through its boundaries. By a petition of the citizens in 1865, the town's name was officially changed to Atwood.
Atwood is located at, near Hoffman Lake.
Atwood was home to the Atwood Greyhounds. Those who had attended Atwood Elementary now attend Warsaw Community High School.
- Emery Andrew Rovenstine; renowned anesthesiologist
- Hobart Creighton; Speaker of the Indiana House of Representatives (1942-1948), Republican nominee for Indiana Governor (1948)
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- "Atwood, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-10.
- Biographical and Historical Record of Kosciusko County, Indiana. Lewis Publishing Company. 1887. p. 734.
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