Live in Glenwood

Recognized as one of the hidden gems of Minnesota, Glenwood is a great destination to work, shop, live and play! Glenwood is set amid the rolling hills on the eastern shore of Lake Minnewaska, Minnesota's 14th largest lake. Glenwood has been the county seat of Pope County since 1866 when it was established. The City of Glenwood, including the Long Beach area, has a population of approximately 3,000 and is located 15 miles south of Alexandria and Interstate 94 on Highway 29, or 120 miles NW of the Twin Cities and 120 miles SE of Fargo, ND at the junction of Highways 28, 29, 55, and 104.

Whether you enjoy golfing, biking, hiking, camping, hunting, fishing, shopping, restaurants, etc. Glenwood has something for everyone! Glenwood has many fun-filled family events all year long, including Glenwood Night with the Alexandria Blizzard hockey, Winterama, Pope County Community Expo, Lakes Area Kids Day, Waterama, Pope County Free Fair, Pope County Fright Nights, and the Magical Christmas in Glenwood celebration. In addition, Glenwood has many attractions to both tourists and residents alike, such as the Pope County Museum, Central Square Cultural & Civic Center, Ann Bickle Heritage House, Mount Lookout, and plenty of parks, trails, and playgrounds located around town.