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 #E4177563 for sale located at 2313 ASPEN Trail

Courtesy of Sonia Tarabay of RE/MAX Elite

3 beds 3 baths 1193 sqft

2313 ASPEN Trail


MLS® #E4177563

$329 900
MLS® listing #E4177570 for sale located at 487 FOXTAIL CO

Courtesy of Sukh Sidhu of MaxWell Polaris

1 beds 5 baths 2140 sqft


Sherwood Park, Alberta

MLS® #E4177570

$494 900
MLS® listing #E4177575 for sale located at 104 52328 RGE RD 233

Courtesy of Amritpal Hunjan of Re/Max Select

4 beds 4 baths 2359 sqft

104 52328 RGE RD 233


MLS® #E4177575

$929 000
MLS® listing #E4177532 for sale located at 202 271 CHARLOTTE Way

Courtesy of Jay Tomlinson of RE/MAX Elite

1 beds 1 baths 635 sqft

202 271 CHARLOTTE Way


MLS® #E4177532

$179 900
MLS® listing #E4177382 for sale located at 66 GLENCOE Place

Courtesy of Tammy Murray of MaxWell Devonshire

2 beds 2 baths 1407 sqft

66 GLENCOE Place


MLS® #E4177382

$374 000
MLS® listing #E4177446 for sale located at 22 HIGHCLIFF Road

Courtesy of Ken Healey of RE/MAX Elite

3 beds 3 baths 2505 sqft



MLS® #E4177446

$500 000
MLS® listing #E4177484 for sale located at 72 Meadowview Point(e)

Courtesy of Kim Stubbs of Sotheby's International Realty Canada

5 beds 3 baths 1429 sqft

72 Meadowview Point(e)


MLS® #E4177484

$575 000
MLS® listing #E4177434 for sale located at 85 AMBLESIDE Way

Courtesy of Rhonda Kruhlak of RE/MAX Elite

3 beds 3 baths 2273 sqft



MLS® #E4177434

$575 000
MLS® listing #E4177442 for sale located at 169 MEADOWVIEW Bay

Courtesy of Trina Hodges of RE/MAX Elite

4 beds 3 baths 1883 sqft



MLS® #E4177442

$515 000
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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.