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 #E4163026 for sale located at 63 Dawson Drive

Courtesy of Rohan Mani of Purplebricks

4 beds 4 baths 2004 sqft

63 Dawson Drive

Sherwood Park, Alberta

MLS® #E4163026

$523 000
MLS® listing #E4162993 for sale located at 66 HIGHLAND Way

Courtesy of George Erickson of Realty Executives Focus

4 beds 3 baths 1346 sqft


Sherwood Park, Alberta

MLS® #E4162993

$434 850
MLS® listing #E4162963 for sale located at 75 NOTTINGHAM Boulevard

Courtesy of Tyler Fiege of NOW Real Estate Group

3 beds 3 baths 1236 sqft

75 NOTTINGHAM Boulevard

Sherwood Park, Alberta

MLS® #E4162963

$539 900
MLS® listing #E4163044 for sale located at 211 279 Wye Road

Courtesy of Jodie Allen of RE/MAX Elite

2 beds 2 baths 936 sqft

211 279 Wye Road

Sherwood Park, Alberta

MLS® #E4163044

$284 900
MLS® listing #E4162941 for sale located at 139 DARLINGTON Terrace NW

Courtesy of Jennifer Elander Bianchini of RE/MAX Real Estate

3 beds 3 baths 1435 sqft


Sherwood Park, Alberta

MLS® #E4162941

$359 900
MLS® listing #E4162928 for sale located at 23 BRAESIDE Crescent

Courtesy of Dean Zaharichuk of MaxWell Devonshire

4 beds 3 baths 2354 sqft

23 BRAESIDE Crescent

Sherwood Park, Alberta

MLS® #E4162928

$634 900
MLS® listing #E4163069 for sale located at 1954 Juboilee Place

Courtesy of Christopher Mazurak of 2% Realty Pro

3 beds 2 baths 1520 sqft

1954 Juboilee Place

Sherwood Park, Alberta

MLS® #E4163069

$179 000
MLS® listing #E4162897 for sale located at 36 HAWKINS Crescent

Courtesy of Christopher Greidanus of RE/MAX Elite

4 beds 2 baths 1330 sqft

36 HAWKINS Crescent

Sherwood Park, Alberta

MLS® #E4162897

$420 000
MLS® listing #E4162987 for sale located at 149 FORREST Drive

Courtesy of Sonia Tarabay of RE/MAX Elite

4 beds 4 baths 2094 sqft

149 FORREST Drive

Sherwood Park, Alberta

MLS® #E4162987

$479 900
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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.