SHERWOOD PARK, ALBERTA

STRATHCONA COUNTY


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 #E4170726 for sale located at 186 HIGHLAND Way

Courtesy of Corey McEwen of MaxWell Devonshire

4 beds 4 baths 2026 sqft

186 HIGHLAND Way

Sherwood Park, Alberta

MLS® #E4170726

$459 900
MLS® listing #E4170795 for sale located at 14 GARLAND Crescent

Courtesy of William Hickey of YEGPro Realty

3 beds 3 baths 1342 sqft

14 GARLAND Crescent

Sherwood Park, Alberta

MLS® #E4170795

$388 900
MLS® listing #E4170758 for sale located at 40 CARMEL Road

Courtesy of Sonia Tarabay of RE/MAX Elite

4 beds 4 baths 2293 sqft

40 CARMEL Road

Sherwood Park, Alberta

MLS® #E4170758

$629 500
MLS® listing #E4170861 for sale

Courtesy of Don Rudko of Re/Max Select

4 beds 3 baths 1841 sqft

Sherwood Park, Alberta

MLS® #E4170861

$399 900
MLS® listing #E4170578 for sale located at 27 GILBY Street

Courtesy of Corey McEwen of MaxWell Devonshire

4 beds 2 baths 1486 sqft

27 GILBY Street

Sherwood Park, Alberta

MLS® #E4170578

$375 000
MLS® listing #E4170807 for sale located at 576 Rainbow Crescent

Courtesy of Sonia Tarabay of RE/MAX Elite

4 beds 3 baths 1056 sqft

576 Rainbow Crescent

Sherwood Park, Alberta

MLS® #E4170807

$379 500
MLS® listing #E4170679 for sale located at 1053 HAYTHORNE Road

Courtesy of Elan Lynes of RE/MAX Elite

6 beds 3 baths 1130 sqft

1053 HAYTHORNE Road

Sherwood Park, Alberta

MLS® #E4170679

$339 900
MLS® listing #E4170610 for sale located at 19 GLENWOOD Drive

Courtesy of Debbie Smith of RE/MAX Elite

1 beds 2 baths 1202 sqft

19 GLENWOOD Drive

Sherwood Park, Alberta

MLS® #E4170610

$359 900
MLS® listing #E4170495 for sale located at 605 401 PALISADES Way

Courtesy of Cory McLean of Professional Realty Group

2 beds 4 baths 1322 sqft

605 401 PALISADES Way

Sherwood Park, Alberta

MLS® #E4170495

$324 900
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Learn More About Sherwood Park and Strathcona County

Strathcona County Information

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.