3km from the Sydney Central Business District, Erskineville is bordered by Newtown to the West, Everleigh to the North, St Peters to the South and Alexandria to the East.
Erskineville Street features a main pedestrian thoroughfare with numerous cafes, pubs and shops and has become a thriving little village where locals meet.
Several parks dot the suburb, such as the dog friendly Harry Noble Reserve and Erskineville Oval whilst Alexandria Park is also close by. Notable landmarks are the PACT centre for emerging artists for theatre and the Imperial Hotel which famously features in the iconic Australian film Priscilla Queen of the Desert.
Newtown Graffiti and Street Art can be found in Erskineville highlighting the areas creative fringe reputation.
Schools and child care centres include Erskineville Public School in Swanson Street, St Mary’s Catholic Public School, SDN Erskineville Children's Education and Care Centre, Erskineville Family Day Care and St Mary’s Catholic Public School.
Transport options include Erskineville Train Station, nearby Macdonaldtown train Station and bus services.