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 #E4144525 for sale

$634 900

4 beds 4 baths 2637 sqft

Sherwood Park, Alberta MLS # E4144525

C/O Namandeep Kular/Royal Lepage Preferred Real Estate

MLS® listing #E4144518 for sale located at 623 CABRI Place

$569 900

4 beds 4 baths 2161 sqft

623 CABRI Place

Sherwood Park, Alberta MLS # E4144518

C/O Michael Mychalyshyn/RE/MAX Elite

MLS® listing #E4144486 for sale located at 924 NORMANDY Drive

$360 000

2 beds 2 baths 1098 sqft

924 NORMANDY Drive

Sherwood Park, Alberta MLS # E4144486

C/O Taylor Hack/RE/MAX River City

MLS® listing #E4144534 for sale located at 5040 SUNVIEW Drive

$665 900

3 beds 4 baths 2519 sqft

5040 SUNVIEW Drive

Sherwood Park, Alberta MLS # E4144534

C/O Brad Hannah/MaxWell Progressive

MLS® listing #E4144349 for sale located at 1032 SUMMERWOOD ESTATES Road

$779 000

3 beds 3 baths 1733 sqft


Sherwood Park, Alberta MLS # E4144349

C/O Tom Fleming/NOW Real Estate Group

MLS® listing #E4144464 for sale located at 47 Galaxy Way

$429 900

4 beds 2 baths 1442 sqft

47 Galaxy Way

Sherwood Park, Alberta MLS # E4144464

C/O Nicole Knowler/Purplebricks

MLS® listing #E4144447 for sale located at 14 RANCHER Road

$369 702

3 beds 3 baths 1588 sqft


Ardrossan, Alberta MLS # E4144447

C/O Scott Macmillan/RE/MAX Elite

MLS® listing #E4144410 for sale located at 22 Cheyenne Crescent

$448 000

4 beds 4 baths 2039 sqft

22 Cheyenne Crescent

Sherwood Park, Alberta MLS # E4144410

C/O Samantha Cowan/Purplebricks

MLS® listing #E4144442 for sale located at 206 Serenity Lane

$625 000

5 beds 4 baths 2373 sqft

206 Serenity Lane

Sherwood Park, Alberta MLS # E4144442

C/O Sonia Tarabay/RE/MAX Elite

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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.