Croydon is a suburb in the Inner West of Sydney,
in the state of New South Wales,
Australia. 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 the
Inner West Council.
The suburb of Croydon is nestled between the
commercial centres of Ashfield and Burwood. It 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. To
the north are Kings and Canada Bays on the
closest reach of the Parramatta River, to the
northwest is Concord Hospital and the Olympic
Games complex at Homebush Bay. To the south
is Canterbury Racecourse.