The city provides an array of restaurants and shops; its wineries and wine bars are the main attraction.

Welcome to Sherwood

Nature at its finest in a city with culture and history.
The scenic town of Sherwood sits at the southern end of Washington County. The city’s growing population currently stands at about 21,000. It’s close to Portland and the college town of Newberg, but Sherwood offers its residents plenty of satisfying amenities and features.
The city provides an array of restaurants and shops; its wineries and wine bars are the main attraction. You’ll also find historic charm in Sherwood’s Old Town. 
The relatively temperate weather also makes Sherwood a comfortable place to live. The summers last about three months with highs over 70 degrees — the temperatures rarely rise above 85 degrees. The coldest month of December sees temperatures between 36 degrees and 46 degrees.

What to Love

  • Outdoor activities
  • Great schools
  • Family-friendly
  • Beautiful scenery
  • Historic charm
  • Wine Country

Local Lifestyle

The citizens of Sherwood enjoy a close-knit community with a small-town feel and the advantage of a big city only 15 miles away. Their town offers cultural experiences and dining, and the residents also participate in many outdoor activities.

Sherwood Real Estate Market

The neighborhoods in Sherwood feature comfortable homes with the Craftsman-style architecture very prevalent. Most areas both very well-maintained gardens and yards. Most people tend to own their homes, but lovely townhomes account for most rentals. Many residents also thrive on the wine-country aspect of the community. They also appreciate the various festivals and events, many with a historical emphasis. Contact the Sherwood real estate agents & realtors at Roger Paul Properties Group to find condos, land, townhomes, houses & luxury homes for sale in Sherwood, OR.

Dining, Entertainment, & Shopping

Sherwood offers its residents and guests all kinds of dining options. But as a culturally inspired community amid wine country, they specialize in some exceptional dining experiences. 
503 Uncorked offers local wines, craft beers, hand-crafted cocktails, and delicious homemade food that also reflect the 503-area code, such as flatbreads, charcuterie, and delicious salads.
Dining at Mason Vecchio Ristorante might make you think you’ve landed in Europe. Owners Lawson Smith and Dax Mason proudly serve Italian, French, and Spanish cuisine and steaks and seafood. They do wine from all over Europe but also feature local selections.
Plenty of malls and shopping centers, such as Parkway Village, exist for everyday needs. But if you’re looking for a unique experience, you may want to visit Sleighbells Farm and Gift Shop or Al’s Garden and Home.

Things to Do

The beautiful backdrop of the Pacific Northwest provides many outdoor activities, from fishing to hiking, for the citizens and visitors of Sherwood. With its proximity to a metropolitan area and college town, Sherwood’s residents don’t need to travel too far from cultural events.
Sherwood offers a vast number of wineries that you won’t find anywhere involves. The Chehalem Mountains American Viticultural Area (AVA) comprises a One Day Wine Trail that allows wine enthusiasts to visit several estate wineries, taste the wonderful wines, and enjoy lunch and dinner at a local eatery. 
The Sherwood Robin Hood Festival started almost 70 years ago and is still one of the most popular events in the area. It takes place in the middle of July for two days of fun-filled medieval fun. In addition to the portrayals of Robin Hood, his Merry Men, and Maid Marian, they offer live entertainment, crafts, dancing, food, and a beer and wine garden highlighting local beverages.


The wineries at the southern edge of the Tualatin Valley include Ponzi’s Vineyard, Hawks View Cellars, Alloro Vineyard, and Blakeslee Vineyard Estate.
For a particularly exceptional and locally owned experience, visit Barking Frog Winery. According to the Native Americans, the Barking Frog is a symbol of prosperity, considered friendly as it is said he signals mankind that all is well with the environment. Their philosophy: only select grapes from vineyards that are earth friendly and sustainably farmed, which makes wines with excellent concentration, complexity and elegance. A limited production ultra-premium, handcrafted Pinot Noir from the Willamette Valley and Syrah, Sangiovese, and Cabernet Sauvignon from Washington.
The One Day Wine Tour helps wine enthusiasts determine the wines they wish to purchase while learning about the region’s history, geography, and culture.


Sherwood contains four elementary schools, one middle school, and one high school. Students may attend:

Overview for Sherwood, OR

20,266 people live in Sherwood, where the median age is 38.2 and the average individual income is $42,044.77. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Around Sherwood, OR

There's plenty to do around Sherwood, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Hawaiian soul, Richland Hub, and Simply Beautiful Cakes.

Name Category Distance Reviews
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Dining 23.43 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 21.03 miles 13 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 7.42 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 15.16 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $ 12.15 miles 15 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $$ 9.59 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Sherwood, OR

Sherwood has 6,923 households, with an average household size of 3. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Sherwood do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 20,266 people call Sherwood home. The population density is 1,912.48 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Schools in Sherwood, OR

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The following schools are within or nearby Sherwood. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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9th - 12th
Middleton Elementary School
K - 5th
K - 8th
No rating available
Archer Glen Elementary School
K - 5th
Hawks View Elementary School
PreK - 5th
Sherwood Charter School
K - 8th
Crossridge Montessori
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6th - 8th
Ridges Elementary School
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