Stanwood is a village in Mecosta County of the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 211 at the 2010 census. The village is within Mecosta Township.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.24 square miles (0.62 km2), all land.
The area was settled by Ontario native John Bell in the 1850s. He was one of the first settlers in the area and logged in what would become Bell's Siding, which was a logging community, that was located near modern-day Morley Stanwood Middle School and High School.
As of the census of 2010, there were 211 people, 76 households, and 59 families residing in the village. The population density was 879.2 inhabitants per square mile (339.5/km2). There were 84 housing units at an average density of 350.0 per square mile (135.1/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 95.3% White, 2.8% African American, and 1.9% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.8% of the population.