With a total area of about 0.6 sq. miles, Atwood is a part of Piatt and Douglas County. The main street separates the counties of Douglas and Piatt and at the east of the main sttreet is the county of Douglas. The cultural history of Atwood is quite famous. There is also a small town bazar and the weekend also offers live music along with mud-volleyball tournament. Atwood is quite famous for its delicious apple dumplings. Farming and village industrries are an important part of the local economic activities.