Cordeaux Heights is a suburb in the electoral state of Wollongong. It is governed by the local government area of Wollongong City Council. Around 4,500 people live within the 3.8 square kilometre area. Cordeaux Heights is 87 kilometres away from the Sydney Central Business District. The surrounding suburbs are Mount Kembla, Figtree, Farmborough Heights and Unanderra.
In 1980, the state government announced that sufficient area of land was provided to for 5,000 people to enjoy housing and amenities.