The community has a Mediterranean climate, and the streets are lined with stone houses and historic structures. The village's main landmark is the Church of St. George, built in 1776, which is located on a natural landmark, a hill named Orje.
Žeževica is situated at the base of the Biokovo mountain. A short distance from Žeževica are some of the biggest Croatian tourist centers: Brela, Baška Voda and Makarska. Nearby is a river, the Cetina, which is a popular destination for rafting.
The village is mostly Roman Catholic.
The village is divided into two parts: Upper and Lower Žeževica.
- "Population by Age and Sex, by Settlements, 2011 Census: Žeževica". Census of Population, Households and Dwellings 2011. Zagreb: Croatian Bureau of Statistics. December 2012.