Kirkwood is a town in Broome County, New York, United States. The population was 5,857 at the 2010 census. The town is named after James P. Kirkwood, who was an engineer responsible for constructing the local railroad.
The town is in the south-central part of the county, southeast of Binghamton.
In 2006 and 2011, parts of the town were damaged when the Susquehanna River overflowed its banks.