Eastwood is one of the northern suburbs of Sydney, the state capital of New South Wales (Australia). The suburb is located 18 kilometers north-west of Sydney's Central Business District. Epping is well served with community facilities which encompass the Epping Aquatic and Leisure Centre, Epping Branch Library West Epping Community Centre, Epping Leisure and Learning Centre, Epping YMCA etc.
Epping was established in the year 1899. The estimated population in Epping as of 2011 was 20,227 and the postcode of this suburb is 2121.
Suburbs which are surrounded by Epping are Beecroft, Cheltenham, North Epping, Carlingford, Dundas Valley, Marsfield and North Epping.
Epping experiences a humid subtropical climate with warm summers, cool winters and uniform rainfall throughout the year. Epping receives most of the rainfall from January to June with an average temperature of about 12 degrees Celsius. However, the temperature hovers around 27 degrees Celsius during the summer season.
Epping has some tourist attractions and heritage sites such as, Australian Astronomical Observatory, Forest Park, Macquarie University Observatory, Lane Cove River Tourist Park, Newington Armory, Rose Seidler House, Eryldene Historic House and Garden, Lane Cove National Park, Sydney Live Steam Locomotive Society, Lennox Bridge, Bird Hide etc.