Bexley is in Sydney’s south, about 14km from the CBD, in the local government area of the City of Rockdale.

Bexley contains a mixture of residential, commercial and light industrial developments. The main shopping strip is on Forest Road, with commercial developments extending down Stoney Creek Road towards Kingsgrove. Local Schools include Bexley Public School, Sydney Technical High School, Bethany College, Marist College Kogarah, St Gabriel's Catholic Primary School, St Mary and St Mina's Coptic Orthodox College.

There are several parks including Bexley Park, state-heritage-listed Seaforth Park, Domminey Reserve, Kingsgrove Park, Evatt Park, Flynn Reserve and Bardwell Creek Reserve.