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 #E4157647 for sale located at 26 70 CAVAN Road

Courtesy of Jeneen Marchant of RE/MAX Real Estate

2 beds 2 baths 889 sqft

26 70 CAVAN Road

Sherwood Park, Alberta

MLS® #E4157647

$209 900
MLS® listing #E4157674 for sale located at 22 Garrison Crescent

Courtesy of Sonia Tarabay of RE/MAX Elite

4 beds 3 baths 1340 sqft

22 Garrison Crescent

Sherwood Park, Alberta

MLS® #E4157674

$389 500
MLS® listing #E4157553 for sale located at 223 VILLAGE Circle

Courtesy of Jeff Lorenz of MaxWell Devonshire

4 beds 3 baths 1322 sqft

223 VILLAGE Circle

Sherwood Park, Alberta

MLS® #E4157553

$449 900
MLS® listing #E4157564 for sale located at 19 GLENWOOD Drive

Courtesy of Debbie Smith of RE/MAX Real Estate Centre

4 beds 2 baths 1197 sqft


Sherwood Park, Alberta

MLS® #E4157564

$374 900
MLS® listing #E4157574 for sale located at 1 Donnely Terrace

Courtesy of Karin Wollis of Century 21 Masters

4 beds 3 baths 1097 sqft

1 Donnely Terrace

Sherwood Park, Alberta

MLS® #E4157574

$419 800
MLS® listing #E4157597 for sale located at 531 Suncrest Lane

Courtesy of Kayla Glesman of CENTURY 21 REWARD REALTY

5 beds 3 baths 1427 sqft

531 Suncrest Lane

Sherwood Park, Alberta

MLS® #E4157597

$469 900
MLS® listing #E4157575 for sale located at 65 RIDGEBROOK Close

Courtesy of Trina Hodges of RE/MAX Elite

3 beds 4 baths 2420 sqft


Sherwood Park, Alberta

MLS® #E4157575

$625 000
MLS® listing #E4157697 for sale located at 209 EVERGREEN Street

Courtesy of Cam Morrison of NOW Real Estate Group

2 beds 1 baths 1048 sqft

209 EVERGREEN Street

Sherwood Park, Alberta

MLS® #E4157697

$289 900
MLS® listing #E4157389 for sale located at 53 Summerstone Lane

Courtesy of David St. Jean of RE/MAX Elite

4 beds 3 baths 2548 sqft

53 Summerstone Lane

Sherwood Park, Alberta

MLS® #E4157389

$599 900
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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.