Norwood is a city in Wright County, Missouri, United States. The population was 665 at the 2010 census.
Norwood was laid out in 1882. The community's name was inspired by the novel Norwood: or, Village Life in New England, by Henry Ward Beecher. A post office called Norwood has been in operation since 1882.
Norwood is located in the Ozarks, along the south edge of the Salem Plateau. The community is served by US Route 60 and Routes C, PP and E. Mountain Grove is to the east and Mansfield is to the west along Route 60. The town sits on the drainage divide between the White River tributaries to the south and the Missouri River tributaries to the north.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.60 square miles (4.14 km2), all land.
As of the census of 2010, there were 665 people, 241 households, and 167 families living in the city. The population density was 415.6 inhabitants per square mile (160.5/km2). There were 277 housing units at an average density of 173.1 per square mile (66.8/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 96.1% White, 0.9% African American, 0.9% Native American, 0.2% from other races, and 2.0% from two or more races.