The City of Glenwood Springs is the Home Rule Municipality that is the county seat and the most populous municipality of Garfield County, Colorado, United States. The U.S. Census Bureau stated that the city population was 9,677 in 2012 as compared to 9,614 according to the 2010 census. Further growth is expected to be slow due to severe geographic constraints. Glenwood Springs is home to one of the campuses and the administrative offices of the Colorado Mountain College system.
Glenwood Springs was awarded in 2015 as the most vibrant small town arts environment in the United States by SMU and named the "Most Fun Town in America" by Rand McNally and USA Today in their 2011 Best of the Road Rally contest.