Homewood is a village in Cook County, Illinois, United States. Homewood is a sister city to Homewood, Alabama. According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 5.3 square miles (14km2), of which, 5.2 square miles (13km2) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.26km2) of it (0.95%) is water. It lies on the Calumet Shoreline. The shoreline can be seen clearly as the sand ridge along Ridge Road.