Croydon is located 11 kilometres west of the Sydney Central Business District. Croydon is split between the two local government areas of Burwood Council and Ashfield Council.
Nestled between the commercial centres of Ashfield and Burwood, Croydon is a quiet village-like suburb with mostly detached housing built in the early part of the 20th century in what is known as Federation or California styles. The suburb is bounded by Parramatta Road to the north, Iron Cove Creek to the east, Arthur Street to the south and a number of different streets to the west.
Croydon is on the Main Western Railway Line.
For more information about the population characteristics of Croydon, please visit our online Community Profile and Atlas.