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 #E4143882 for sale located at 108 SALISBURY Way

$439 900

3 beds 3 baths 1487 sqft


Sherwood Park, Alberta MLS # E4143882

C/O Caitlin Kanizaj/MaxWell Progressive

MLS® listing #E4143841 for sale located at 4 MILFORD Crescent

$400 000

4 beds 3 baths 1882 sqft

4 MILFORD Crescent

Sherwood Park, Alberta MLS # E4143841

C/O Stephen Kanizaj/MaxWell Progressive

MLS® listing #E4143807 for sale located at 106 155 CROCUS Crescent

$309 000

2 beds 3 baths 1216 sqft

106 155 CROCUS Crescent

Sherwood Park, Alberta MLS # E4143807

C/O Taylor Hack/RE/MAX River City

MLS® listing #E4143598 for sale located at 741 WELLS POINT Lane

$394 500

4 beds 4 baths 1471 sqft


Sherwood Park, Alberta MLS # E4143598

C/O Megan Mohr/RE/MAX Elite

MLS® listing #E4143652 for sale located at 41 20 Augustine Crescent

$319 900

2 beds 3 baths 1338 sqft

41 20 Augustine Crescent

Sherwood Park, Alberta MLS # E4143652

C/O Steve Anderson/MaxWell Devonshire

MLS® listing #E4143519 for sale located at 215 21 Summerwood Drive

$314 800

3 beds 3 baths 1343 sqft

215 21 Summerwood Drive

Sherwood Park, Alberta MLS # E4143519

C/O Mani Bagga/Royal Lepage Noralta Real Estate

MLS® listing #E4143551 for sale located at 104 FORREST Drive

$425 000

3 beds 3 baths 1842 sqft

104 FORREST Drive

Sherwood Park, Alberta MLS # E4143551

C/O Stephen Kanizaj/MaxWell Progressive

MLS® listing #E4143444 for sale located at 26 2131 OAK Street

$224 900

3 beds 2 baths 1179 sqft

26 2131 OAK Street

Sherwood Park, Alberta MLS # E4143444

C/O Bruno Schiavon/The Foundry Real Estate Company Ltd

MLS® listing #E4143526 for sale located at 132 Galloway Drive

$389 900

4 beds 3 baths 1316 sqft

132 Galloway Drive

Sherwood Park, Alberta MLS # E4143526

C/O Sonia Tarabay/RE/MAX Elite

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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.