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 #E4148892 for sale located at 238 Ridgeland Crescent

Mariann McGuire / NOW Real Estate Group

4 beds 3 baths 1245 sqft

238 Ridgeland Crescent

Sherwood Park, Alberta

MLS® E4148892

$419 900
MLS® listing #E4148883 for sale located at 5 KIRKLEES Road

Sonia Tarabay / RE/MAX Elite

4 beds 3 baths 1894 sqft


Sherwood Park, Alberta

MLS® E4148883

$489 500
MLS® listing #E4148951 for sale located at 53 Moreland Crescent

Deborah Schindel / Purplebricks

4 beds 3 baths 1225 sqft

53 Moreland Crescent

Sherwood Park, Alberta

MLS® E4148951

$439 900
MLS® listing #E4148767 for sale located at 50 Davy Crescent

Samantha Cowan / Purplebricks

4 beds 3 baths 1242 sqft

50 Davy Crescent

Sherwood Park, Alberta

MLS® E4148767

$439 888
MLS® listing #E4148696 for sale located at 65 CHANCERY Way

Sonia Tarabay / RE/MAX Elite

4 beds 3 baths 1253 sqft


Sherwood Park, Alberta

MLS® E4148696

$429 900
MLS® listing #E4148776 for sale located at 2234 Aspen Trail

Samantha Cowan / Purplebricks

3 beds 3 baths 2032 sqft

2234 Aspen Trail

Sherwood Park, Alberta

MLS® E4148776

$484 900
MLS® listing #E4148710 for sale located at 70 Catalina Drive

Sonia Tarabay / RE/MAX Elite

3 beds 3 baths 1776 sqft

70 Catalina Drive

Sherwood Park, Alberta

MLS® E4148710

$411 500
MLS® listing #E4148764 for sale located at 319 40 SUMMERWOOD Boulevard

William Hickey / YEGPro Realty

2 beds 2 baths 1201 sqft

319 40 SUMMERWOOD Boulevard

Sherwood Park, Alberta

MLS® E4148764

$212 500
MLS® listing #E4148718 for sale located at 5322 SUNVIEW Lane

David St. Jean / RE/MAX Elite

4 beds 4 baths 2743 sqft

5322 SUNVIEW Lane

Sherwood Park, Alberta

MLS® E4148718

$699 900
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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.