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 #E4180365 for sale located at 202 5001 Eton Boulevard

Courtesy of Kenneth Kunkel of Re/Max Select

1 beds 2 baths 730 sqft

202 5001 Eton Boulevard

Sherwood Park, Alberta

MLS® #E4180365

$264 800
MLS® listing #E4180265 for sale

Courtesy of Louise James of Royal LePage Noralta Real Estate

2 beds 2 baths 883 sqft


MLS® #E4180265

$246 900
MLS® listing #E4180204 for sale located at 52 SWALLOW Avenue

Courtesy of Wayne Ogloff of RE/MAX Elite

4 beds 3 baths 1242 sqft

52 SWALLOW Avenue


MLS® #E4180204

$394 900
MLS® listing #E4180235 for sale located at 36 ABERDEEN Crescent

Courtesy of Rob Friele of Royal LePage Noralta Real Estate

3 beds 3 baths 1940 sqft

36 ABERDEEN Crescent


MLS® #E4180235

$529 900
MLS® listing #E4180243 for sale located at 303 70 CRYSTAL Lane

Courtesy of Damon Bunting of RE/MAX Elite

2 beds 2 baths 1148 sqft

303 70 CRYSTAL Lane


MLS® #E4180243

$294 900
MLS® listing #E4180252 for sale located at #337 300 Palisades Way

Courtesy of Chris Miller of RE/MAX Real Estate

2 beds 2 baths 1083 sqft

#337 300 Palisades Way


MLS® #E4180252

$289 900
MLS® listing #E4180138 for sale located at 2 Craigavon Drive

Courtesy of Deborah Schindel of Purplebricks

5 beds 4 baths 2048 sqft

2 Craigavon Drive


MLS® #E4180138

$499 998
MLS® listing #E4180145 for sale located at 110 CARSON Drive

Courtesy of Damon Bunting of RE/MAX Elite

4 beds 4 baths 2143 sqft

110 CARSON Drive


MLS® #E4180145

$479 500
MLS® listing #E4180090 for sale located at 57 SUMMERSTONE Lane

Courtesy of David St. Jean of RE/MAX River City

4 beds 3 baths 2355 sqft



MLS® #E4180090

$559 900
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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.