1. Wigston

Where is Wigston?

Wigston is located in the county of Leicestershire, East Midlands, four miles south of the major city of Leicester, and 85 miles north-west of London. Wigston falls within the district council of Oadby and Wigston, under the county council of Leicestershire. It is in the LE18 postcode district. The post town for Wigston is Wigston.

Wigston on a map

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

Which county is Wigston in?

Wigston is in the ceremonial county of Leicestershire, the historic county of Leicestershire, and the administrative county of Leicestershire.

Ceremonial CountyLeicestershire
Historic CountyLeicestershire
Administrative CountyLeicestershire

Where is Wigston in Leicestershire?

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

Location of Wigston within Leicestershire

What is the postcode for Wigston?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Wigston is LE18 2AH.

Where is Wigston in LE18?

Wigston is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the LE18 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the LE18 postcode district.

Location of Wigston within LE18

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What is the post town for Wigston?

The post town for Wigston is Wigston. Wigston is in the LE18 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Wigston.

What is the latitude and longitude of Wigston?

The centre of Wigston is located at position 52.58566° latitude and -1.1065° longitude.

Latitude52.58566°
Longitude-1.1065°

What is the easting and northing of Wigston?

The centre of Wigston is located at the grid reference easting 460634 and northing 299025 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting460634
Northing299025

What are the nearest towns to Wigston?

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

8m
Wigston is 8 miles south of Syston
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Wigston is 9 miles east of Earl Shilton
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Wigston is 10 miles north-east of Lutterworth
11m
Wigston is 11 miles north-west of Market Harborough
12m
Wigston is 12 miles east of Hinckley
13m
Wigston is 13 miles east of Market Bosworth
14m
Wigston is 14 miles south of Loughborough
14m
Wigston is 14 miles south-east of Ibstock
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Wigston is 14 miles south-east of Coalville
15m
Wigston is 15 miles south-east of Shepshed

What are the nearest cities to Wigston?

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

4m
Wigston is 4 miles south of Leicester
21m
Wigston is 21 miles north-east of Coventry
26m
Wigston is 26 miles south of Nottingham
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Wigston is 28 miles south-east of Derby
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Wigston is 31 miles east of Lichfield
34m
Wigston is 34 miles east of Birmingham
36m
Wigston is 36 miles west of Peterborough
43m
Wigston is 43 miles east of Wolverhampton
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Wigston is 51 miles south-west of Lincoln
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Wigston is 54 miles south-east of Stoke-on-Trent

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