Wigan is located in the county of Greater Manchester, North West England, one mile north-west of the town of Ince-in-Makerfield, 145 miles north of Cardiff, 168 miles south of Edinburgh, and 175 miles north-west of London. Wigan lies three miles south of the Lancashire border, and was historically in the county of Lancashire. Wigan falls within the metropolitan district council of Wigan. It is in the WN1 postcode district. The post town for Wigan is Wigan.
Wigan is in the ceremonial county of Greater Manchester, and the historic county of Lancashire.
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Wigan is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Greater Manchester, and towards the westernmost extremity of Greater Manchester.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Wigan is WN1 1AZ.
Wigan is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the WN1 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the WN1 postcode district.
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The post town for Wigan is Wigan. Wigan is in the WN1 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Wigan.
The centre of Wigan is located at position 53.54554° latitude and -2.6297° longitude.
The centre of Wigan is located at the grid reference easting 358372 and northing 405618 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Wigan relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Wigan to the centre of the town.
Position of Wigan relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Wigan to the centre of the city.