1. Wheelton

Where is Wheelton?

Wheelton is located in the county of Lancashire, North West England, two miles north-east of the town of Chorley, six miles south-east of the major city of Preston, 154 miles north of Cardiff, 159 miles south of Edinburgh, and 183 miles north-west of London. Wheelton lies five miles north-west of the Greater Manchester border. Wheelton falls within the district council of Chorley, under the county council of Lancashire. It is in the PR6 postcode district. The post town for Wheelton is Chorley.

Wheelton on a map

Bounding box showing extent of Wheelton
Location of Wheelton within the UK

Which county is Wheelton in?

Wheelton is in the ceremonial county of Lancashire, the historic county of Lancashire, and the administrative county of Lancashire.

Ceremonial CountyLancashire
Historic CountyLancashire
Administrative CountyLancashire

Where is Wheelton in Lancashire?

Wheelton is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Lancashire, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Lancashire.

Location of Wheelton within Lancashire

What is the postcode for Wheelton?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Wheelton is PR6 8EU.

Where is Wheelton in PR6?

Wheelton is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the PR6 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the PR6 postcode district.

Location of Wheelton within PR6

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What is the post town for Wheelton?

The post town for Wheelton is Chorley. Wheelton is in the PR6 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Chorley.

What is the latitude and longitude of Wheelton?

The centre of Wheelton is located at position 53.68551° latitude and -2.60672° longitude.

Latitude53.68551°
Longitude-2.60672°

What is the easting and northing of Wheelton?

The centre of Wheelton is located at the grid reference easting 360027 and northing 421177 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting360027
Northing421177

What are the nearest towns to Wheelton?

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

2m
Wheelton is 2 miles north-east of Chorley
4m
Wheelton is 4 miles east of Leyland
4m
Wheelton is 4 miles south-east of Bamber Bridge
5m
Wheelton is 5 miles north of Adlington
6m
Wheelton is 6 miles west of Darwen
6m
Wheelton is 6 miles north of Horwich
7m
Wheelton is 7 miles south-west of Blackburn
7m
Wheelton is 7 miles north of Standish
9m
Wheelton is 9 miles south-east of Fulwood
9m
Wheelton is 9 miles south-west of Oswaldtwistle

What are the nearest cities to Wheelton?

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

6m
Wheelton is 6 miles south-east of Preston
19m
Wheelton is 19 miles north-west of Salford
21m
Wheelton is 21 miles north-west of Manchester
24m
Wheelton is 24 miles north-east of Liverpool
26m
Wheelton is 26 miles south of Lancaster
36m
Wheelton is 36 miles west of Bradford
36m
Wheelton is 36 miles north of Chester
44m
Wheelton is 44 miles west of Leeds
46m
Wheelton is 46 miles west of Wakefield
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Wheelton is 46 miles north-east of St Asaph

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