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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$224 900

2 beds 2 baths 923 sqft

42 70 CAVAN Road

Sherwood Park, Alberta MLS # E4130577

C/O Dolly Dyrland/NOW Real Estate Group

$699 900

5 beds 4 baths 2583 sqft

26 NOTTINGHAM Crescent

Sherwood Park, Alberta MLS # E4130507

C/O William Hickey/YEGPro Realty

$584 900

4 beds 3 baths 1819 sqft


Sherwood Park, Alberta MLS # E4130513

C/O Wayne Ogloff/RE/MAX Elite

$295 000

3 beds 2 baths 1098 sqft

90 115 CHESTERMERE Drive

Sherwood Park, Alberta MLS # E4130511

C/O Trina Hodges/RE/MAX Elite

$329 900

4 beds 2 baths 1206 sqft

46 GARLAND Crescent

Sherwood Park, Alberta MLS # E4130540

C/O Megan Mohr/RE/MAX Elite

$372 500

4 beds 3 baths 1195 sqft

1 Coachman Way

Sherwood Park, Alberta MLS # E4130588

C/O Coby Dumond/Professional Realty Group

$375 000

3 beds 2 baths 1083 sqft

Sherwood Park, Alberta MLS # E4130430

C/O Bruce Weiss/RE/MAX Excellence

$419 900

3 beds 3 baths 1518 sqft


Sherwood Park, Alberta MLS # E4130561

C/O Beverly Bremness/RE/MAX Elite

$524 500

5 beds 4 baths 2302 sqft

5 NOTTINGHAM Boulevard

Sherwood Park, Alberta MLS # E4130400

C/O Don McKay/Royal Lepage Noralta Real Estate

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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.