Whetstone is located in the county of Leicestershire, East Midlands, five miles south-west of the major city of Leicester, and 86 miles north-west of London. Whetstone lies eight miles north-east of the Warwickshire border. Whetstone falls within the district council of Blaby, under the county council of Leicestershire. It is in the LE8 postcode district. The post town for Whetstone is Leicester.
Whetstone is in the ceremonial county of Leicestershire, the historic county of Leicestershire, and the administrative county of Leicestershire.
Whetstone is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Leicestershire, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Leicestershire.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Whetstone is LE8 6NW.
Whetstone is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the LE8 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the LE8 postcode district.
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The post town for Whetstone is Leicester. Whetstone is in the LE8 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Leicester.
The centre of Whetstone is located at position 52.57133° latitude and -1.1795° longitude.
The centre of Whetstone is located at the grid reference easting 455706 and northing 297372 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Whetstone relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Whetstone to the centre of the town.
Position of Whetstone relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Whetstone to the centre of the city.