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 is in the ceremonial county of Lancashire, the historic county of Lancashire, and the administrative county of Lancashire.
Wheelton is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Lancashire, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Lancashire.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Wheelton is PR6 8EU.
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.
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The post town for Wheelton is Chorley. Wheelton is in the PR6 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Chorley.
The centre of Wheelton is located at position 53.68551° latitude and -2.60672° longitude.
The centre of Wheelton is located at the grid reference easting 360027 and northing 421177 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Wheelton relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Wheelton to the centre of the town.
Position of Wheelton relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Wheelton to the centre of the city.