10 Facts About Sherwood Park


Sherwood Park is a large hamlet in Alberta, Canada within Strathcona County that is recognized as an urban service area.

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Sherwood Park was established in 1955 on farmland of the Smeltzer family, east of Edmonton.

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Sherwood Park was founded as Campbelltown by John Hook Campbell and John Mitchell in 1953 when the Municipal District of Strathcona No 83 approved their proposed development of a bedroom community east of Edmonton.

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Population of Sherwood Park according to Strathcona County's 2022 municipal census is 73,000, a 2.

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Sherwood Park has a vibrant art community with multiple galleries found within the area.

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Sherwood Park has a proud history of culture and maintains those ties through various different outlets:.

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The bantam team, the Sherwood Park Rams, have won provincials five of the last seven seasons.

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In 2008, the Sherwood Park Dukes began their first season in Sherwood Park, playing at Centennial Park in the Western Major Baseball League.

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Sherwood Park was home to Canada's first charter school: New Horizons Charter School, a public charter school that offers a gifted education program for students from kindergarten to grade 9.

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Sherwood Park's newspaper is the twice-weekly Sherwood Park-Strathcona County News.

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