The Gulf township of Croydon is located on the Gulf
Development Road, between Normanton
and Georgetown, just
south of the base of the Gulf of Carpentaria, in Gulf Savannah country.
Croydon Shire is over 2,000 kilometres by road from
Queensland's Capital City of Brisbane. The shire encompasses an area of 29,538
square kilometres, and offers some friendly bush hospitality.
The visitor centre houses pioneer and descendant genealogy services, heritage
items, photographs, a renowned audio visual in a theatrette, lots of information
and an internet service. The centre also showcases outdoor heritage displays,
gorgeous old heritage buildings and is the hub for recording, registering and
managing the history of Croydon, providing your starting point for those
researching their familys local genealogy. There is a local Genealogy Database,
with over 1,000 names of families that once called Croydon 'home'.