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 #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 #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 #E4152990 for sale located at 605 401 PALISADES Way

Courtesy of Cory McLean of Professional Realty Group

2 beds 4 baths 14219 sqft

605 401 PALISADES Way

Sherwood Park, Alberta

MLS® E4152990

$344 900
MLS® listing #E4152698 for sale located at 183 Norwich Crescent

Courtesy of David Henderson of NOW Real Estate Group

4 beds 3 baths 1696 sqft

183 Norwich Crescent

Sherwood Park, Alberta

MLS® E4152698

$719 900
MLS® listing #E4152695 for sale located at 92 NOTTINGHAM Harbour

Courtesy of Marc Lachance of RE/MAX Elite

4 beds 5 baths 2917 sqft


Sherwood Park, Alberta

MLS® E4152695

$899 900
MLS® listing #E4152719 for sale located at 750 WELLS POINT Lane

Courtesy of Cory Lucas of MaxWell Progressive

3 beds 3 baths 1208 sqft


Sherwood Park, Alberta

MLS® E4152719

$387 500
MLS® listing #E4152804 for sale located at 40 Chaplin Lane

Courtesy of Rohan Mani of Purplebricks

3 beds 3 baths 1854 sqft

40 Chaplin Lane

Sherwood Park, Alberta

MLS® E4152804

$452 900
MLS® listing #E4152740 for sale located at 319 REGENCY Drive

Courtesy of Shelley Confurius of MaxWell Devonshire

3 beds 2 baths 1243 sqft

319 REGENCY Drive

Sherwood Park, Alberta

MLS® E4152740

$419 900
MLS® listing #E4152746 for sale located at 208 41 SUMMERWOOD Boulevard

Courtesy of Jennifer Osmond of RE/MAX Excellence

3 beds 3 baths 1412 sqft

208 41 SUMMERWOOD Boulevard

Sherwood Park, Alberta

MLS® E4152746

$324 900
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Learn More About Sherwood Park and Strathcona County

Strathcona County Information

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.