Clarendon railway station is on the Richmond branch of the Western Line of the CityRail network.
It is also home to Hawkesbury Racecourse and the Hawkesbury Show Ground.
It borders the RAAF Base Richmond, a Royal Australian Air Force base at Richmond which was established in 1923. The air base is currently the home to the RAAF's transport squadrons. During the Vietnam War Logistic support and medical evacuations were supplied by the Hercules from RAAF Richmond.
The population of Clarendon and the RAAF Base Richmond is 426 (Census 2001).