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 #E4144676 for sale located at 114 CARSON Drive

$474 900

5 beds 3 baths 1792 sqft

114 CARSON Drive

Sherwood Park, Alberta MLS # E4144676

C/O Damon Bunting/RE/MAX Elite

MLS® listing #E4144696 for sale located at 108 PINE Street

$367 900

3 beds 2 baths 1087 sqft

108 PINE Street

Sherwood Park, Alberta MLS # E4144696

C/O Karen Grummett/RE/MAX Elite

MLS® listing #E4144613 for sale located at 2313 Aspen Trail

$345 000

3 beds 3 baths 1190 sqft

2313 Aspen Trail

Sherwood Park, Alberta MLS # E4144613

C/O Crystal Quan/MaxWell Progressive

MLS® listing #E4144672 for sale located at 890 Cottonwood Avenue

$284 800

3 beds 2 baths 865 sqft

890 Cottonwood Avenue

Sherwood Park, Alberta MLS # E4144672

C/O Jerry Willes/Willes Real Estate

MLS® listing #E4144717 for sale located at 36 CATALINA Drive

$674 702

4 beds 3 baths 1781 sqft


Sherwood Park, Alberta MLS # E4144717

C/O Bob Macmillan/RE/MAX Elite

MLS® listing #E4144720 for sale located at 402 Evergreen Street

$334 900

4 beds 2 baths 1335 sqft

402 Evergreen Street

Sherwood Park, Alberta MLS # E4144720

C/O Carter Masse/RE/MAX Elite

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 #E4144525 for sale located at 65 SUMMERSTONE Lane

$634 900

4 beds 4 baths 2637 sqft


Sherwood Park, Alberta MLS # E4144525

C/O Namandeep Kular/Royal Lepage Preferred Real Estate

MLS® listing #E4144594 for sale located at 1227 APPLETON Close

$499 900

3 beds 3 baths 2269 sqft

1227 APPLETON Close

Sherwood Park, Alberta MLS # E4144594

C/O Ron Dickson/Sotheby's International Realty Canada

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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.