FORT SASKATCHEWAN, ALBERTA


About Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta

A mere 25 km northeast of Edmonton lays the city of Fort Saskatchewan. Stretching along the banks of the North Saskatchewan river, Fort Saskatchewan covers an area of over 48 square kilometres. Fort Saskatchewan has a population of over 24,000 residents, and over 5,800 private homes, and borders both Strathcona County and Sturgeon County. Residents here are proud of our riverside city and its heritage..

Fort Saskatchewan's rich history dates back over 130 years. In 1875, the Mounted Police opened a fort for canoe building along the North Saskatchewan river, and the fort slowly grew until 1905 when it received a population boost, thanks to the Canadian Northern Railway. The railway established a transcontinental rail line and a bridge crossing the North Saskatchewan river. In 1985, Fort Saskatchewan became a city in Alberta. It continues to demonstrate steady growth and a promising future.

City residents have easy access to new Fort Saskatchewan Community Hospital that opened in 2012 and educational institutions. The Fort Saskatchewan real estate market includes single family homes, townhouses, condominiums, apartments and senior housing facilities. Its thriving labour force leads to numerous employment opportunities, in both light and heavy industries. Fort Saskatchewan also provides its citizens with cultural activities, religious institutions, entertainment and recreational amenities, as well as low taxes.

In an effort to maintain low costs and a high standard of living, the city has developed unique methods of city landscaping. As part of their Sheep Grazing Program, a flock of 50 sheep roam the downtown core during the summer months, providing grass and weed maintenance. In response to the Sheep Grazing Program, civilians adopted a city sheep mascot named Auggie.

Sheep are not the only ones to roam Fort Saskatchewan's green open spaces: with over 400 hectares of parks and recreational areas, nature-lovers can walk, run, bike or skate throughout the city. There are over 50 kilometres of trails connecting the city with pathways and sidewalks. Camping and sport facilities also provide outdoor entertainment activities.

From its colourful history to its cuddly sheep mascot, Fort Saskatchewan provides residents with family-friendly, scenic, riverside living.



Latest Fort Saskatchewan Listings

MLS® listing #E4171024 for sale located at 9421 90 Street

Courtesy of Stewart Kuzyk of RE/MAX Real Estate

4 beds 3 baths 1201 sqft

9421 90 Street

Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta

MLS® #E4171024

$422 500
MLS® listing #E4170862 for sale located at 46 SONORA Crescent

Courtesy of Steven Florchuk of Royal Lepage Noralta Real Estate

5 beds 4 baths 2416 sqft

46 SONORA Crescent

Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta

MLS® #E4170862

$579 900
MLS® listing #E4170748 for sale located at 154 WOODBEND Way

Courtesy of Taylor Hack of RE/MAX River City

4 beds 4 baths 2271 sqft

154 WOODBEND Way

Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta

MLS® #E4170748

$485 000
MLS® listing #E4170813 for sale

Courtesy of Matthew Gaglione of RE/MAX Real Estate

3 beds 2 baths 600 sqft

Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta

MLS® #E4170813

$169 900
MLS® listing #E4170735 for sale located at 101 Catalina Court

Courtesy of Gary Gordon of Century 21 1st Choice Realty

2 beds 3 baths 1475 sqft

101 Catalina Court

Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta

MLS® #E4170735

$339 900
MLS® listing #E4170600 for sale located at 175 GREENFIELD Way

Courtesy of Jennifer Lucas of Royal Lepage Noralta Real Estate

4 beds 4 baths 1734 sqft

175 GREENFIELD Way

Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta

MLS® #E4170600

$833 000
MLS® listing #E4170601 for sale located at 11222 87 Avenue

Courtesy of Travis Dochuk of Nai Commercial Real Estate Inc

11222 87 Avenue

Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta

MLS® #E4170601

MLS® listing #E4170717 for sale located at 43 Westwood Way

Courtesy of Morgan Moen of RE/MAX Real Estate

3 beds 4 baths 1402 sqft

43 Westwood Way

Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta

MLS® #E4170717

$350 000
MLS® listing #E4170580 for sale located at 9410 89 Street

Courtesy of Nicole Knowler of Purplebricks

4 beds 2 baths 1092 sqft

9410 89 Street

Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta

MLS® #E4170580

$340 000
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Learn More About Fort Saskatchewan

Fort Saskatchewan Information

Get better acquainted with the city of Fort Saskatchewan: learn more about our emergency services, local schools, public transportation, municipal government, and our unique Sheep Grazing program.

Parks & Trails

There are over 400 hectares of park land and over 50 kilometres of multi-use trails in Fort Saskatchewan.


Arts & Culture

Fort Saskatchewan is proud of its heritage, and has some great local arts facilities and yearly events.


Fun & Recreation

There are many things to do and way to stay active in Fort Saskatchewan. Join a local club or group, volunteer with seasonal events, or visit one of our many city recreational facilities.