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 #E4177591 for sale

Courtesy of Bobby Jaswal of Century 21 All Stars Realty Ltd

3 beds 2 baths 977 sqft


MLS® #E4177591

$295 000
MLS® listing #E4177592 for sale

Courtesy of Bobby Jaswal of Century 21 All Stars Realty Ltd

6 beds 4 baths 1851 sqft


MLS® #E4177592

$445 000
MLS® listing #E4177593 for sale located at 16056 123 Street

Courtesy of Nicole Knowler of Purplebricks

3 beds 3 baths 1770 sqft

16056 123 Street


MLS® #E4177593

$369 000
MLS® listing #E4177594 for sale located at 443 Huffman Crescent

Courtesy of Lorri Brewer of Infinite Realty Service

5 beds 2 baths 1278 sqft

443 Huffman Crescent


MLS® #E4177594

$384 500

Courtesy of Joseph Paquette of One Percent Realty

1 beds 1 baths 539 sqft

11219 69 Street


MLS® #E4177595

$219 000
MLS® listing #E4177553 for sale located at 78 NAULT Crescent

Courtesy of Ryan Cameron of Cameron & Associates Real Estate Inc.

5 beds 4 baths 3003 sqft

78 NAULT Crescent


MLS® #E4177553

$989 900
MLS® listing #E4177558 for sale located at 51125 RGE RD 224

Courtesy of Tom Fleming of NOW Real Estate Group

7 beds 4 baths 2788 sqft

51125 RGE RD 224


MLS® #E4177558

$1 440 000
MLS® listing #E4177584 for sale located at 5127 123 Street

Courtesy of Barrie Tanner of Terra Realty

5 beds 3 baths 1683 sqft

5127 123 Street


MLS® #E4177584

$499 988
MLS® listing #E4177559 for sale located at 316 508 GRIESBACH Parade

Courtesy of Marc Perras of MaxWell Progressive

2 beds 2 baths 930 sqft

316 508 GRIESBACH Parade


MLS® #E4177559

$299 000
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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.