Glenwood serves as a shopping center in a widely diversified farming area.
Located on the eastern shore of Lake Minnewaska, the city of Glenwood has a population of approximately 2,600. It is 15 miles south of Interstate 94 on Highway 29.
Glenwood has been the county seat of Pope County since 1866. It is home to Barsness park, a 300 acre park with fully-equipped camp sites, four miles of hiking trails and many other recreational activities.
City residents utilize city utilities including water, sewer and garbage, billed monthly through City Hall.
Douglas County Resource Management
- Oversees and manages the various land uses within Douglas County
- Regulates and enforces planning and zoning (the Comprehensive Guide Plan), the Land Use and Subdivision ordinances, and the Solid Waste ordinance of the county
- Issues all land use permits and contractor licenses
REA – Runestone Electric Association
Runestone Electric Association (REA) is a member-owned rural electric distribution cooperative serving parts of west central MN. It provides electricity and other energy-related services to more than 13,000 members.