About 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 Strathcona County

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$375 000

4 beds 2 baths 1792 sqft


Sherwood Park, Alberta MLS # E4106171

C/O Mel Simmons/RE/MAX Elite

$429 702

4 beds 2.1 baths 1850 sqft

331 ASCOTT Crescent

Sherwood Park, Alberta MLS # E4106104

C/O Scott Macmillan/RE/MAX Elite

$288 000

2 beds 2 baths 1057 sqft


Sherwood Park, Alberta MLS # E4106217

C/O Neil Thompson/MaxWell Polaris

$499 702

5 beds 3 baths 1597 sqft

320 HERITAGE Drive

Sherwood Park, Alberta MLS # E4106229

C/O Holly Kowalchuk/RE/MAX Elite

$499 900

4 beds 2.1 baths 1247 sqft

133-53051 Range Road 211

Rural Strathcona County, Alberta MLS # E4106237

C/O Darin Baxandall/RE/MAX Elite

$639 900

4 beds 3 baths 1497 sqft

145 - 53050 Rge Rd 220

Rural Strathcona County, Alberta MLS # E4106244

C/O Susan Evans/Comfree Commonsense Network

$527 900

4 beds 3.1 baths 1863 sqft

166 Crocus Crescent

Sherwood Park, Alberta MLS # E4106192

C/O Dean Zaharichuk/MaxWell Devonshire

$487 900

5 beds 3 baths 1581 sqft

37 Canyon Drive

Sherwood Park, Alberta MLS # E4106201

C/O Deborah Schindel/Comfree Commonsense Network

$998 500

4 beds 3.2 baths 1981 sqft

254 52477 Highway 21

Rural Strathcona County, Alberta MLS # E4106207

C/O Don McKay/Royal Lepage Noralta Real Estate

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Learn More About Strathcona County

Get better acquainted with Strathcona County: 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.

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