About Sherwood…

Sherwood is located along Hwy 99 via Interstate 5 in Oregon’s picturesque Washington County. This rapidly growing city is part of the Willamette Valley known for its delectable Pinot Noirs and is surrounded by the Tualatin and Chehalem Mountains.

Approximately 18,200 people call Sherwood home and Washington County has 450,000 residents. This county’s communities serve as great places to raise families for those working in Portland as well as neighboring employment centers in the silicon forest that makes up the metro region.

Location is everything in Sherwood

hours from Seattle, Washington
hours from most points along the Oregon Coast
hour from the Columbia River Gorge
minutes from Downtown Portland

Sherwood Weather

Winters in Sherwood are very mild with rain showers primarily and barely any snow. The average rainfall each year is 43 inches with the US average being 37 inches. This high precipitation provides a lush landscape for Sherwood. Also, Sherwood has approximately 142 days of sunshine each year and the July high is about 79 degrees and the January low is 34.

Annual Events

National Healthy Kids Day

Sherwood Saturday Market

Good Samaritan Mornings

The Friar Trot

Sherwood Altered Art Festival

  • First Saturday in June
  • 10AM-4PM
  • Veterans’ Memorial Park – Old Town
  • sherwoodarts.org

Sherwood Community Services Fair

Cruisin’ Sherwood Custom and Classic Car Show

Music on the Green

American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life

Robin Hood Festival

International Archery Tournament

  • Sherwood vs. Nottingham, England
  • Elks Lodge
  • July 18 & 19, 2015
  • (3rd weekend in July)
  • robinhoodfestival.org

“Into the Woods”

  • Sherwood Foundation for the Arts
  • Elks Lodge
  • JStella Olsen Park
  • July 8-11, 2015
  • sherwoodarts.org

Sherwood Family Triathlon

Pix on the Plaza Free Outdoor Movies

The Great Onion Festival

  • Archer Glen Elementary School
  • Saturday, October 10, 9 AM- 4 PM
  • (2nd Saturday in October)
  • sherwoodchamber.org

Give N’ Gobble Run/Walk Food Drive

Santa Fly-in and Workshop

  • Sherwood Plaza
  • Saturday, December 5 (Noon) &
  • Sunday, December 6

Winter Festival & Parade


The City of Sherwood operates with a City Manager and Mayor who leads a council of six citizens. The current Sherwood City Council can be found at the following link.

If our community sounds like the place you want to call home then please click the link below. We look forward to meeting you soon.