Wells is located in the county of Somerset, South West England, five miles west of the town of Shepton Mallet, 17 miles south of the major city of Bristol, 30 miles south-east of Cardiff, and 111 miles west of London. Wells falls within the district council of Mendip, under the county council of Somerset. It is in the BA5 postcode district. The post town for Wells is Wells.
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Wells is in the ceremonial county of Somerset, the historic county of Somerset, and the administrative county of Somerset.
Wells is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Somerset, and towards the easternmost extremity of Somerset.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Wells is BA5 2SJ.
Wells is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the BA5 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the BA5 postcode district.
The post town for Wells is Wells. Wells is in the BA5 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Wells.
The centre of Wells is located at position 51.20864° latitude and -2.64717° longitude.
The centre of Wells is located at the grid reference easting 354888 and northing 145692 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Wells relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Wells to the centre of the town.
Position of Wells relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Wells to the centre of the city.