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Where is Wells?

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.

COVID-19: Wells coronavirus cases are reported by Public Health England within the Somerset case numbers. This Wells coronavirus map shows the position of Wells within Somerset, along with the number of cases in Somerset and each of the surrounding areas.

Wells on a map

Map showing extent of Wells as bounding box
Bounding box showing extent of Wells
Map showing location of Wells within the UK
Location of Wells within the UK

Which county is Wells in?

Wells is in the ceremonial county of Somerset, the historic county of Somerset, and the administrative county of Somerset.

Ceremonial CountySomerset
Historic CountySomerset
Administrative CountySomerset

Where is Wells in Somerset?

Wells is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Somerset, and towards the easternmost extremity of Somerset.

Map showing location of Wells within Somerset
Location of Wells within Somerset

What is the postcode for Wells?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Wells is BA5 2SJ.

Where is Wells in BA5?

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.

Map showing location of Wells within BA5
Location of Wells within BA5

What is the post town for Wells?

The post town for Wells is Wells. Wells is in the BA5 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Wells.

What is the latitude and longitude of Wells?

The centre of Wells is located at position 51.20864° latitude and -2.64717° longitude.

Latitude51.20864°
Longitude-2.64717°

What is the easting and northing of Wells?

The centre of Wells is located at the grid reference easting 354888 and northing 145692 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting354888
Northing145692

What are the nearest towns to Wells?

Position of Wells relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Wells to the centre of the town.

west
5m
Wells is 5 miles west of Shepton Mallet
north-east
5m
Wells is 5 miles north-east of Glastonbury
north-east
7m
Wells is 7 miles north-east of Street
south-west
9m
Wells is 9 miles south-west of Midsomer Norton
south-east
9m
Wells is 9 miles south-east of Axbridge
north-west
10m
Wells is 10 miles north-west of Castle Cary
south-west
10m
Wells is 10 miles south-west of Radstock
north-west
11m
Wells is 11 miles north-west of Bruton
north
11m
Wells is 11 miles north of Somerton
north-east
14m
Wells is 14 miles north-east of Langport

What are the nearest cities to Wells?

Position of Wells relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Wells to the centre of the city.

south
17m
Wells is 17 miles south of Bristol
south-west
17m
Wells is 17 miles south-west of Bath
south-east
30m
Wells is 30 miles south-east of Cardiff
south-east
30m
Wells is 30 miles south-east of Newport
west
38m
Wells is 38 miles west of Salisbury
south
49m
Wells is 49 miles south of Gloucester
north-east
51m
Wells is 51 miles north-east of Exeter
west
58m
Wells is 58 miles west of Southampton
south
59m
Wells is 59 miles south of Hereford
west
59m
Wells is 59 miles west of Winchester

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