Atwood, Indiana

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Unincorporated community
Methodist church
Methodist church
Atwood is located in Indiana
Atwood is located in the US
Coordinates: 41°15′39″N 85°58′31″W / 41.26083°N 85.97528°W / 41.26083; -85.97528Coordinates: 41°15′39″N 85°58′31″W / 41.26083°N 85.97528°W / 41.26083; -85.97528
Country United States
State Indiana
County Kosciusko
Township Prairie
Elevation 823 ft (251 m)
ZIP code 46502
FIPS code 18-02638[1]
GNIS feature ID 430332[2]

Atwood is an unincorporated community in Prairie Township, Kosciusko County, Indiana.


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.[3]


Atwood is located at 41°15′39″N 85°58′31″W / 41.26083°N 85.97528°W / 41.26083; -85.97528, near Hoffman Lake.


Atwood was home to the Atwood Greyhounds. Those who had attended Atwood Elementary now attend Warsaw Community High School.

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  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Atwood, Indiana". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-10-10. 
  3. ^ Biographical and Historical Record of Kosciusko County, Indiana. Lewis Publishing Company. 1887. p. 734.