Wigton is located in the county of Cumbria, North West England, eight miles north-east of the town of Aspatria, ten miles south-west of the major city of Carlisle, 78 miles south of Edinburgh, 231 miles north of Cardiff, and 261 miles north-west of London. Wigton was historically in the county of Cumberland. Wigton falls within the district council of Allerdale, under the county council of Cumbria. It is in the CA7 postcode district. The post town for Wigton is Wigton.
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Wigton is in the ceremonial county of Cumbria, the historic county of Cumberland, and the administrative county of Cumbria.
Wigton is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Cumbria, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Cumbria.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Wigton is CA7 9NR.
Wigton is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the CA7 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the CA7 postcode district.
The post town for Wigton is Wigton. Wigton is in the CA7 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Wigton.
The centre of Wigton is located at position 54.82485° latitude and -3.1612° longitude.
The centre of Wigton is located at the grid reference easting 325494 and northing 548397 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Wigton relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Wigton to the centre of the town.
Position of Wigton relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Wigton to the centre of the city.