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 #E4165928 for sale located at 7920 ELLESMERE PORT

Courtesy of Glenda Kudryk of NOW Real Estate Group

4 beds 3 baths 1412 sqft

7920 ELLESMERE PORT

Sherwood Park, Alberta

MLS® #E4165928

$579 000
MLS® listing #E4165935 for sale located at 1661 Jubilee Crescent

Courtesy of Crystal Facette of Sterling Real Estate

3 beds 2 baths 1170 sqft

1661 Jubilee Crescent

Sherwood Park, Alberta

MLS® #E4165935

$149 900
MLS® listing #E4165947 for sale located at 50 51509 RGE RD 224

Courtesy of Bernice Friesen of NOW Real Estate Group

4 beds 4 baths 2160 sqft

50 51509 RGE RD 224

Rural Strathcona County, Alberta

MLS® #E4165947

$767 500
MLS® listing #E4166010 for sale located at 64 CHANCERY Way

Courtesy of Barry Hoffman of Homes & Gardens Real Estate Limited

4 beds 3 baths 1649 sqft

64 CHANCERY Way

Sherwood Park, Alberta

MLS® #E4166010

$549 900
MLS® listing #E4165900 for sale located at 115 Chestermere Drive

Courtesy of Kenneth Kunkel of Re/Max Select

3 beds 2 baths 1119 sqft

115 Chestermere Drive

Sherwood Park, Alberta

MLS® #E4165900

$278 000
MLS® listing #E4165924 for sale located at 32 KIRKLEES Road

Courtesy of Cheryl Kurek of RE/MAX Elite

3 beds 3 baths 2209 sqft

32 KIRKLEES Road

Sherwood Park, Alberta

MLS® #E4165924

$469 000
MLS® listing #E4165931 for sale located at 52405 RGE RD 215

Courtesy of Walter Diduck of RE/MAX Real Estate

52405 RGE RD 215

Rural Strathcona County, Alberta

MLS® #E4165931

$349 900
MLS® listing #E4165944 for sale located at 92 52343 RGE RD 211

Courtesy of Ken Zilliox of Logic Realty

92 52343 RGE RD 211

Rural Strathcona County, Alberta

MLS® #E4165944

$134 900
MLS® listing #E4165968 for sale located at 585 ESTATE Drive

Courtesy of Trina Hodges of RE/MAX Elite

4 beds 4 baths 2443 sqft

585 ESTATE Drive

Sherwood Park, Alberta

MLS® #E4165968

$709 900
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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.