Croydon is located in the heart of the Gulf Savannah, within the Shire of Croydon.

Gold was the primary production for many decades, and is the terminus for the Normanton to Croydon railway line.

Today Croydon is home to a variety of heritage listed buildings, the Gulflander train, and more.

Etheridge Cares covers the Croydon region, providing community support and care, enriching the spirit of the town.