STRATHCONA COUNTY

ALBERTA


About 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 Strathcona County

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MLS® listing #E4171091 for sale located at 127 CRYSTAL Lane

Courtesy of Irene Zucht of RE/MAX Elite

5 beds 3 baths 1160 sqft

127 CRYSTAL Lane

Sherwood Park, Alberta

MLS® #E4171091

$419 900
MLS® listing #E4170952 for sale located at 1032 Adamson Crescent

Courtesy of Kristyn Rost of MaxWell Polaris

4 beds 2 baths 1162 sqft

1032 Adamson Crescent

Sherwood Park, Alberta

MLS® #E4170952

$424 900
MLS® listing #E4170938 for sale located at 1047 CANDLE Crescent

Courtesy of Bernice Friesen of NOW Real Estate Group

5 beds 4 baths 2463 sqft

1047 CANDLE Crescent

Sherwood Park, Alberta

MLS® #E4170938

$594 900
MLS® listing #E4171038 for sale located at 70 301 PALISADES Way

Courtesy of Christy Cantera of RE/MAX River City

4 beds 3 baths 1364 sqft

70 301 PALISADES Way

Sherwood Park, Alberta

MLS® #E4171038

$315 000
MLS® listing #E4170966 for sale

Courtesy of Lee Dziwenka of RE/MAX Elite

4 beds 2 baths 1776 sqft

Sherwood Park, Alberta

MLS® #E4170966

$375 000
MLS® listing #E4170955 for sale located at 225 FOXTAIL Way

Courtesy of Trina Hodges of RE/MAX Elite

2 beds 3 baths 1450 sqft

225 FOXTAIL Way

Sherwood Park, Alberta

MLS® #E4170955

$425 000
MLS® listing #E4170887 for sale located at 124 GEORGIAN Way

Courtesy of Patrick Shearer of Royal Lepage Noralta Real Estate

4 beds 3 baths 1731 sqft

124 GEORGIAN Way

Sherwood Park, Alberta

MLS® #E4170887

$379 900
MLS® listing #E4170798 for sale located at 451 - 52328 Rge Rd 233

Courtesy of Sierra Halldorson of Purplebricks

6 beds 6 baths 3859 sqft

451 - 52328 Rge Rd 233

Rural Strathcona County, Alberta

MLS® #E4170798

$1 399 000
MLS® listing #E4171068 for sale located at 53475  RGE RD 231 clover bar road

Courtesy of Laura Danilak of RE/MAX Elite

5 beds 4 baths 1292 sqft

53475 RGE RD 231 clover bar road

Rural Strathcona County, Alberta

MLS® #E4171068

$1 999 000
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Learn More About Strathcona County

Get better acquainted with Strathcona County: 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.