About Sherwood Park & Strathcona County

The urban service area of Sherwood Park is located in Strathcona County, Alberta, immediately adjacent to the city of Edmonton's south east side. One of the largest hamlets in Alberta, Sherwood Park is home to over 65,000 people living in 23,000 homes. In addition, there are over 27,000 people living in suburban and rural Strathcona County communities around Sherwood Park, bringing the total population of the area to approximately 92,000 people and over 32,000 homes. Sherwood Park is both a hamlet and an urban service area, allowing it to share a local government with the surrounding Strathcona County and also receive provincial grants and funding available to urban centres.

Strathcona County and Sherwood Park provide a wide range of residential lifestyle options, from lakeside living and hobby farming to suburban family neighbourhoods and luxury executive communities. Sherwood Park in particular is ideally placed for those searching for safe, comfortable communities with accessible city-class amenities, including recreational facilities, a first class education system, and local access to emergency and social services.

There are many fantastic parks and protected natural areas in and around Strathcona County. The popular Strathcona Wilderness Centre is located only 20 minutes east of Sherwood Park and features over 550 acres of natural central Alberta scenery and 12 kilometres of multi-use trails. Nearby is the amazing must-visit Elk Island National Park, home to herds of wild bison, moose and – of course – elk. And for those who prefer to enjoy the great outdoors closer to home, there are many parks and walking trails right in Sherwood Park.

Those who enjoy mixing work and pleasure will find Sherwood Park and Strathcona County the ideal place to get a business off the ground. With no business tax and no business license requirement, it is easier to provide specialized products and services in a home run business setting. As a result, Strathcona County provides residents an abundance of small, locally owned and operated businesses including tree farms, quaint country cafes, and bed and breakfast style inns.

Latest Listings in Sherwood Park

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$439 900

4 beds 3 baths 1129 sqft

442 RAINBOW Crescent

Sherwood Park, Alberta MLS # E4132758

C/O Adam Benke/RE/MAX Elite

$365 000

4 beds 2 baths 1053 sqft

987 CONIFER Street

Sherwood Park, Alberta MLS # E4132778

C/O Carrine Kowalchuk/MaxWell Challenge Realty

$2 699 702

4 beds 5 baths 8166 sqft

52364 Rng Rd 220 Road

Rural Strathcona County, Alberta MLS # E4132836

C/O Scott Macmillan/RE/MAX Elite

$649 900

3 beds 3 baths 2776 sqft

329 Still Creek Crescent

Sherwood Park, Alberta MLS # E4132774

C/O Catherine Hunt/RE/MAX Elite

$418 800

4 beds 3 baths 1143 sqft

447 Davenport Place

Sherwood Park, Alberta MLS # E4132724

C/O Chris Cartier/MaxWell Devonshire

$339 900

3 beds 4 baths 1365 sqft

1003 401 Palisades Way

Sherwood Park, Alberta MLS # E4132726

C/O Jeneen Marchant/RE/MAX Real Estate

$264 900

3 beds 3 baths 1127 sqft

130 219 Charlotte Way

Sherwood Park, Alberta MLS # E4132691

C/O Don McKay/Royal Lepage Noralta Real Estate

$119 900

3 beds 2 baths 1215 sqft

1228 lake vista Crescent

Sherwood Park, Alberta MLS # E4132772

C/O Doug McIvor/Century 21 All Stars Realty Ltd

$434 900

3 beds 3 baths 1959 sqft

18 CROCUS Crescent

Sherwood Park, Alberta MLS # E4132662

C/O Ralph Henze/RE/MAX Elite

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Learn More About Sherwood Park and Strathcona County

Get better acquainted with Strathcona County and Sherwood Park: learn more about our history, the emergency services, transportation and the local municipal government.

Arts & Culture

Strathcona County is proud to have a diverse and active local arts community, including galleries and museums.

Outdoor Parks & Recreation

Strathcona County is known for its wide open landscape, and is close to wildlife reserves and protected park land.

Fun & Recreation

There is not shortage of fun things to do in Strathcona County and Sherwood Park. Visit one of the many recreational centres, check out a local festival, enjoy a movie, or sample local wares at the Farmers' Market.