About 210 people live in 94 houses in Great Eversden and about 600 in 240 houses in Little Eversden.
The Meridian Line runs between Great and Little Eversden.
The villages lie mainly on clay at the foot of a chalk ridge as the land flattens out towards Cambridge. Cambridge is about six miles to the north east.
One Parish Council serves both villages.
The villages have two churches, a village hall, and a recreation ground with a playground.
The Hoops is now Cam Spice at the Hoops – an Indian restaurant, take-away, and bar.
The Wheatsheaf (strictly speaking in Harlton on the A603 on the very edge of Little Eversden) reopened in August 2007 as La Pergola Restaurant at the Wheatsheaf.