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Where is Wigton?

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.

COVID-19: Wigton coronavirus cases are reported by Public Health England within the Cumbria case numbers. This Wigton coronavirus map shows the position of Wigton within Cumbria, along with the number of cases in Cumbria and each of the surrounding areas.

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Map showing extent of Wigton as bounding box
Bounding box showing extent of Wigton
Map showing location of Wigton within the UK
Location of Wigton within the UK

Which county is Wigton in?

Wigton is in the ceremonial county of Cumbria, the historic county of Cumberland, and the administrative county of Cumbria.

Ceremonial CountyCumbria
Historic CountyCumberland
Administrative CountyCumbria

Where is Wigton in Cumbria?

Wigton is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Cumbria, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Cumbria.

Map showing location of Wigton within Cumbria
Location of Wigton within Cumbria

What is the postcode for Wigton?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Wigton is CA7 9NR.

Where is Wigton in CA7?

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.

Map showing location of Wigton within CA7
Location of Wigton within CA7

What is the post town for Wigton?

The post town for Wigton is Wigton. Wigton is in the CA7 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Wigton.

What is the latitude and longitude of Wigton?

The centre of Wigton is located at position 54.82485° latitude and -3.1612° longitude.

Latitude54.82485°
Longitude-3.1612°

What is the easting and northing of Wigton?

The centre of Wigton is located at the grid reference easting 325494 and northing 548397 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting325494
Northing548397

What are the nearest towns to Wigton?

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

north-east
8m
Wigton is 8 miles north-east of Aspatria
east
10m
Wigton is 10 miles east of Silloth
south
12m
Wigton is 12 miles south of Annan
north-east
14m
Wigton is 14 miles north-east of Cockermouth
south-west
15m
Wigton is 15 miles south-west of Longtown
north
15m
Wigton is 15 miles north of Keswick
north-east
16m
Wigton is 16 miles north-east of Maryport
south-west
19m
Wigton is 19 miles south-west of Brampton
north-west
20m
Wigton is 20 miles north-west of Penrith
north-east
20m
Wigton is 20 miles north-east of Workington

What are the nearest cities to Wigton?

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

south-west
10m
Wigton is 10 miles south-west of Carlisle
north
55m
Wigton is 55 miles north of Lancaster
west
63m
Wigton is 63 miles west of Newcastle upon Tyne
west
63m
Wigton is 63 miles west of Durham
west
71m
Wigton is 71 miles west of Sunderland
north
76m
Wigton is 76 miles north of Preston
south
78m
Wigton is 78 miles south of Edinburgh
north-west
81m
Wigton is 81 miles north-west of Ripon
south-east
83m
Wigton is 83 miles south-east of Glasgow
north-west
91m
Wigton is 91 miles north-west of Bradford

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