Harwood is a city in Cass County, North Dakota, United States. The population was 718 at the 2010 census. It has become a bedroom community of the nearby Fargo-Moorhead area. Harwood was founded in 1881.
Harwood was platted in 1881 when the Great Northern Railroad was extended to that point. The city was named in honor of A. J. Harwood, the original owner of the town site. A post office has been in operation at Harwood since 1881.
Harwood is located at 46°58′46″N 96°52′57″W (46.979503, -96.882604).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.27 square miles (3.29 km2), of which, 1.26 square miles (3.26 km2) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.03 km2) is water.
As of the census of 2010, there were 718 people, 241 households, and 216 families living in the city. The population density was 569.8 inhabitants per square mile (220.0/km2). There were 248 housing units at an average density of 196.8 per square mile (76.0/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 98.6% White, 0.1% African American, 0.8% Native American, and 0.4% from two or more races.