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 #E4177015 for sale located at 414 RAINBOW Crescent

Courtesy of Lee Dziwenka of RE/MAX Elite

4 beds 4 baths 1453 sqft

414 RAINBOW Crescent


MLS® #E4177015

$419 900
MLS® listing #E4176966 for sale located at 27 CODETTE Way

Courtesy of Tyler Rowan of MaxWell Devonshire

5 beds 4 baths 2400 sqft



MLS® #E4176966

$615 000
MLS® listing #E4176949 for sale located at 105 AMBERLEY Way

Courtesy of Gillian Kirkland of NOW Real Estate Group

3 beds 3 baths 1485 sqft



MLS® #E4176949

$399 900
MLS® listing #E4176976 for sale located at 22 Foxhaven Lane

Courtesy of Garth Brennan of Realty Executives North Star

3 beds 3 baths 1972 sqft

22 Foxhaven Lane


MLS® #E4176976

$419 800
MLS® listing #E4176889 for sale located at 28 15 RITCHIE Way

Courtesy of Duane Ritter of RE/MAX Real Estate

2 beds 2 baths 1023 sqft

28 15 RITCHIE Way


MLS® #E4176889

$190 000
MLS® listing #E4176891 for sale located at 7446 Ellesmere Way

Courtesy of Ray Narine of Sutton Premiere Real Estate

3 beds 3 baths 1265 sqft

7446 Ellesmere Way


MLS® #E4176891

$329 900
MLS® listing #E4176924 for sale located at 17 Mardale Crescent

Courtesy of Deborah Schindel of Purplebricks

3 beds 3 baths 1724 sqft

17 Mardale Crescent


MLS® #E4176924

$369 995
MLS® listing #E4176830 for sale located at 180 FOXBORO Place

Courtesy of Sonia Tarabay of RE/MAX Elite

4 beds 3 baths 1061 sqft

180 FOXBORO Place


MLS® #E4176830

$384 900
MLS® listing #E4176881 for sale located at #5 115 CHESTERMERE Drive

Courtesy of Matthew Harrison of MaxWell Challenge Realty

2 beds 3 baths 1127 sqft

#5 115 CHESTERMERE Drive


MLS® #E4176881

$279 900
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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.