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 #E4180013 for sale located at 51 GARNET Crescent

Courtesy of Shane Matwie of MaxWell Progressive

3 beds 2 baths 1097 sqft

51 GARNET Crescent


MLS® #E4180013

$359 900
MLS® listing #E4180049 for sale located at 8 CRAIGAVON Bay

Courtesy of Kim Goodwin of NOW Real Estate Group

6 beds 4 baths 2017 sqft



MLS® #E4180049

$524 900
MLS® listing #E4180051 for sale located at 1796 Jubilee Loop

Courtesy of Mare Bryant of RE/MAX Elite

3 beds 2 baths 1462 sqft

1796 Jubilee Loop


MLS® #E4180051

$194 900
MLS® listing #E4179928 for sale located at 1377 LAKEWOOD Cross

Courtesy of Amanda Olivari of RE/MAX River City

3 beds 2 baths 1280 sqft

1377 LAKEWOOD Cross


MLS® #E4179928

$80 000
MLS® listing #E4180039 for sale located at 70 301 PALISADES Way

Courtesy of Christy Cantera of RE/MAX River City

3 beds 3 baths 1364 sqft

70 301 PALISADES Way


MLS® #E4180039

$299 900
MLS® listing #E4179884 for sale

Courtesy of Ryan Sellers of RE/MAX Professionals

4 beds 3 baths 1249 sqft


MLS® #E4179884

$341 900
MLS® listing #E4179904 for sale located at 104 AXBRIDGE Gate

Courtesy of Amritpal Hunjan of Re/Max Select

2 beds 3 baths 1457 sqft



MLS® #E4179904

$360 000
MLS® listing #E4180052 for sale located at 44 MORELAND Crescent

Courtesy of Janet Olson of YEGPro Realty

3 beds 2 baths 1005 sqft

44 MORELAND Crescent


MLS® #E4180052

$275 000
MLS® listing #E4179885 for sale located at 14 219 CHARLOTTE Way

Courtesy of Chris Gagnon of YEGPro Realty

4 beds 4 baths 1208 sqft

14 219 CHARLOTTE Way


MLS® #E4179885

$319 900
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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.