The City of Wyndham is located on the western edge of Melbourne, between the metropolitan area and Geelong. Wyndham covers an area of 542km² and features 27.4km of coastline bordering Port Phillip to the east. The municipality is situated in one of Australia’s most productive regions, part of the largest area of rich basalt soils on the continent. Wyndham is adjacent to the municipalities of Greater Geelong, Moorabool, Melton, Brimbank and Hobsons Bay.
The City of Wyndham has an estimated resident population of 241,902 in 2017. Between 2012 and 2017, Wyndham experienced some of the greatest population growth across Australia. In Victoria, Wyndham had the second largest percentage increase in population of all Local Government Areas and the largest volume of change, adding over 62,500 people in 5 years. The suburbs of Point Cook, Werribee, Hoppers Crossing and Tarneit are the principal areas of population, and forecasts indicate that substantial population growth will continue in Wyndham Vale, Tarneit, Point Cook and Werribee.