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 #E4148218 for sale located at 391 Foxboro Way

Courtesy of Sonia Tarabay of RE/MAX Elite

3 beds 4 baths 1462 sqft

391 Foxboro Way

Sherwood Park, Alberta

MLS® E4148218

$439 500
MLS® listing #E4148220 for sale located at 12 MEADOWVIEW Point(e)

Courtesy of Andrea Engel of MaxWell Devonshire

2 beds 2 baths 1561 sqft

12 MEADOWVIEW Point(e)

Sherwood Park, Alberta

MLS® E4148220

$509 900
MLS® listing #E4148186 for sale

Courtesy of Cheryl Kurek of RE/MAX Elite

4 beds 4 baths 2727 sqft

Sherwood Park, Alberta

MLS® E4148186

$699 000
MLS® listing #E4148201 for sale located at 20 RIDGEPOINT Way

Courtesy of Gillian Kirkland of NOW Real Estate Group

3 beds 2 baths 1302 sqft


Sherwood Park, Alberta

MLS® E4148201

$374 900
MLS® listing #E4148221 for sale located at 90 Sunflower Lane

Courtesy of Sonia Tarabay of RE/MAX Elite

3 beds 3 baths 1649 sqft

90 Sunflower Lane

Sherwood Park, Alberta

MLS® E4148221

$415 000
MLS® listing #E4148195 for sale located at 435 SUMMERTON Crescent

Courtesy of Justin Edgington of MaxWell Devonshire Realty

3 beds 3 baths 1377 sqft

435 SUMMERTON Crescent

Sherwood Park, Alberta

MLS® E4148195

$349 900
MLS® listing #E4148197 for sale located at 183 SUMMERTON Crescent

Courtesy of Marc Lachance of RE/MAX Elite

4 beds 4 baths 1442 sqft

183 SUMMERTON Crescent

Sherwood Park, Alberta

MLS® E4148197

$389 900
MLS® listing #E4148071 for sale located at 201 100 FOXHAVEN Drive

Courtesy of Alyesha Neufeld of Century 21 All Stars Realty Ltd

3 beds 2 baths 1317 sqft

201 100 FOXHAVEN Drive

Sherwood Park, Alberta

MLS® E4148071

$354 900
MLS® listing #E4148014 for sale located at 7 KIRKLEES Place

Courtesy of Stuart Neal of Ambergate Realty Advisors

4 beds 3 baths 1569 sqft


Sherwood Park, Alberta

MLS® E4148014

$425 000
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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.