Cypress Hill lies north of City Line and south of Cypress Hills Cemetery, in the far northeaster corner of Brooklyn. It is abutted on the west by Bushwick and on the east, across the Brooklyn-Queens border, by Woodhaven and Ozone Park.
The southern border of the neighborhood is Atlantic Avenue. The north part, north of Atlantic Avenue, is mixed, with Hispanic-Americans, South Asian Americans, Caribbean Americans, Italian-Americans, Irish-Americans and other white ethnics.
The southern part is composed of African-Americans and Hispanic-Americans, and a scattered presence of South Asian-Americans.
It is served by the J train and the Z train, BMT elevated rail lines of the MTA (the Jamaica Line) and the A train and the C train of the IND subway lines. Conduit Boulevard passes through the neighborhood.