Shelve is located in the county of Shropshire, West Midlands, six miles north of the town of Bishop's Castle, 13 miles south-west of the major town of Shrewsbury, 77 miles north of Cardiff, and 142 miles north-west of London. Shelve lies roughly one mile north-east of the Powys border. Shelve falls within the unitary authority of Shropshire. It is in the SY5 postcode district. The post town for Shelve is Shrewsbury.
Shelve is in the ceremonial county of Shropshire, the historic county of Shropshire, and the administrative county of Shropshire.
Shelve is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Shropshire, and towards the westernmost extremity of Shropshire.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Shelve is SY5 0JF.
Shelve is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the SY5 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the SY5 postcode district.
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The post town for Shelve is Shrewsbury. Shelve is in the SY5 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Shrewsbury.
The centre of Shelve is located at position 52.58481° latitude and -2.98034° longitude.
The centre of Shelve is located at the grid reference easting 333676 and northing 299008 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Shelve relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Shelve to the centre of the town.
Position of Shelve relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Shelve to the centre of the city.