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About Strathcona County: Sherwood Park Alberta

Located within Strathcona County, Alberta. east of the City of Edmonton lays the urban service area of Sherwood Park. This area is also one of the largest hamlets in Alberta and home to over 65,000 residents within 23,000 dwellings. There’s also more than 92,000 residents in the suburban and rural Strathcona County surrounding Sherwood Park. This brings Sherwood Park’s total population to over 92,000 people and more than 32,000 Sherwood Park homes!

Since this area is both a hamlet and an urban service area, it shares its governance with Strathcona County and receives provincial funding to its urban centres. 

Both Sherwood Park and Strathcona County offer a wide selection of residential lifestyle opportunities for residents. Whether you’re interested in lakeside living, hobby farming, suburban family communities, or luxury style homes, Sherwood Park is the place for you. Year after year families searching for safe and comfortable communities with first class amenities choose Sherwood Park and Strathcona County. 

Parks & Natural Resources

 Strathcona County is also surrounded by some beautiful parks and protected natural areas. One of these areas is the Strathcona Wilderness Centre, located a mere 20 minutes east of Sherwood Park. The centre features more than 550 acres of gorgeous Alberta landscapes and 12 kilometres of trails suitable for walking, running, or cycling. The Elk Island National Park is also closeby and features herds of wild bison, elk, and moose. Of course, Sherwood Park itself is also home to several trails and multi-use pathways.  

Whether you’re looking to start a business or grow your business Sherwood Park and Strathcona County await! Best of all, the area has zero business tax or a business license requirement, so it’s easier for smaller business to offer exclusive products or services. Residents here thrive in an abundance of Sherwood Park real estate opportunities, locally owned and operated business ventures, as well as spectacular scenery. If you’re ready to enter the Strathcona County real estate market as an investor or as a Sherwood Park home buyer, get in touch with The Paranych Team of RE/MAX Elite. Our knowledgeable team of professionals can help any family or entrepreneur with their Sherwood Park real estate needs.

Of course, if you have a Sherwood Park home for sale we can also help! Our guaranteed home selling system has helped thousands of families in Strathcona County and the Greater Edmonton Region.