Wem is located in the county of Shropshire, West Midlands, eight miles south-east of the town of Ellesmere, ten miles north of the major town of Shrewsbury, 97 miles north of Cardiff, and 144 miles north-west of London. Wem lies four miles south-east of the Clwyd border. Wem falls within the unitary authority of Shropshire. It is in the SY4 postcode district. The post town for Wem is Shrewsbury.
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Wem is in the ceremonial county of Shropshire, the historic county of Shropshire, and the administrative county of Shropshire.
Wem is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Shropshire, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Shropshire.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Wem is SY4 5DL.
Wem is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the SY4 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the SY4 postcode district.
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The post town for Wem is Shrewsbury. Wem is in the SY4 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Shrewsbury.
The centre of Wem is located at position 52.85569° latitude and -2.72378° longitude.
The centre of Wem is located at the grid reference easting 351361 and northing 328935 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Wem relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Wem to the centre of the town.
Position of Wem relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Wem to the centre of the city.