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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MLS® listing #E4153026 for sale located at 105 BLUEBERRY Crescent

Courtesy of Kim Stubbs of RE/MAX River City

5 beds 3 baths 1076 sqft

105 BLUEBERRY Crescent

Sherwood Park, Alberta

MLS® E4153026

$417 900
MLS® listing #E4153043 for sale located at 12 CRAIGAVON Estates

Courtesy of Trina Hodges of RE/MAX Elite

4 beds 4 baths 2250 sqft

12 CRAIGAVON Estates

Sherwood Park, Alberta

MLS® E4153043

$539 900
MLS® listing #E4153076 for sale located at 12 WOODBINE Road

Courtesy of Leroy Warden of RE/MAX Real Estate

2 beds 2 baths 1037 sqft


Sherwood Park, Alberta

MLS® E4153076

$299 900
MLS® listing #E4153013 for sale located at 89 SUMMERSTONE Lane

Courtesy of Ben Ernewein of Sable Realty Corp

4 beds 3 baths 2011 sqft


Sherwood Park, Alberta

MLS® E4153013

$539 900
MLS® listing #E4152899 for sale located at 256 SANDALWOOD Crescent

Courtesy of Ryan McDonald of Century 21 Masters

5 beds 4 baths 2344 sqft

256 SANDALWOOD Crescent

Sherwood Park, Alberta

MLS® E4152899

$550 000
MLS® listing #E4152992 for sale located at 187 NORWICH Crescent

Courtesy of Beverly Bremness of RE/MAX Elite

5 beds 4 baths 1768 sqft

187 NORWICH Crescent

Sherwood Park, Alberta

MLS® E4152992

$759 898
MLS® listing #E4152997 for sale located at 234 LILAC Terrace

Courtesy of Matthew Unrau of YEGPro Realty

3 beds 3 baths 1368 sqft

234 LILAC Terrace

Sherwood Park, Alberta

MLS® E4152997

$394 900
MLS® listing #E4152880 for sale located at 145 MEADOWVIEW Drive

Courtesy of Terry Paranych of RE/MAX Excellence

4 beds 3 baths 2294 sqft


Sherwood Park, Alberta

MLS® E4152880

$489 000
MLS® listing #E4152990 for sale located at 605 401 PALISADES Way

Courtesy of Cory McLean of Professional Realty Group

2 beds 4 baths 1322 sqft

605 401 PALISADES Way

Sherwood Park, Alberta

MLS® E4152990

$344 900
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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.