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 #E4153299 for sale located at 412 40 SUMMERWOOD Boulevard

Courtesy of Megan Mohr of RE/MAX Elite

2 beds 2 baths 964 sqft

412 40 SUMMERWOOD Boulevard

Sherwood Park, Alberta

MLS® E4153299

$204 900
MLS® listing #E4153340 for sale located at 1 10 RITCHIE Way

Courtesy of Trina Hodges of RE/MAX Elite

3 beds 2 baths 1055 sqft

1 10 RITCHIE Way

Sherwood Park, Alberta

MLS® E4153340

$309 900
MLS® listing #E4153317 for sale located at 18 Codette Way

Courtesy of Rohan Mani of Purplebricks

3 beds 4 baths 2204 sqft

18 Codette Way

Sherwood Park, Alberta

MLS® E4153317

$579 900
MLS® listing #E4153323 for sale located at 170 MARION Drive

Courtesy of Andrea Engel of MaxWell Devonshire

4 beds 2 baths 1064 sqft

170 MARION Drive

Sherwood Park, Alberta

MLS® E4153323

$359 900
MLS® listing #E4153348 for sale located at 897 Cottonwood Avenue

Courtesy of Terry Halter of Royal Lepage Noralta Real Estate

3 beds 3 baths 1238 sqft

897 Cottonwood Avenue

Sherwood Park, Alberta

MLS® E4153348

$369 900
MLS® listing #E4153215 for sale located at 7377 Essex Road

Courtesy of Nicole Knowler of Purplebricks

4 beds 3 baths 1243 sqft

7377 Essex Road

Sherwood Park, Alberta

MLS® E4153215

$424 900
MLS® listing #E4153225 for sale located at 211 279 Wye Road

Courtesy of Jodie Allen of RE/MAX Elite

2 beds 2 baths 936 sqft

211 279 Wye Road

Sherwood Park, Alberta

MLS® E4153225

$289 900
MLS® listing #E4153314 for sale located at 1553 Jubliee Wynd

Courtesy of Sonia Tarabay of RE/MAX Elite

2 beds 1 baths 947 sqft

1553 Jubliee Wynd

Sherwood Park, Alberta

MLS® E4153314

$97 400
MLS® listing #E4153096 for sale located at 301 COWAN Crescent

Courtesy of Ash Somani of RE/MAX Rental Advisors

3 beds 3 baths 1701 sqft

301 COWAN Crescent

Sherwood Park, Alberta

MLS® E4153096

$444 900
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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.