Where is Wilson?

Wilson is located in the county of Leicestershire, East Midlands, six miles north-west of the town of Shepshed, eight miles south-east of the major city of Derby, and 105 miles north-west of London. Wilson lies just south of the Derbyshire border. Wilson falls within the district council of North West Leicestershire, under the county council of Leicestershire. It is in the DE73 postcode district. The post town for Wilson is Derby.

Wilson on a map

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

Which county is Wilson in?

Wilson 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 Wilson in Leicestershire?

Wilson is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Leicestershire, and towards the westernmost extremity of Leicestershire.

Location of Wilson within Leicestershire

What is the postcode for Wilson?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Wilson is DE73 8HD.

Where is Wilson in DE73?

Wilson is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the DE73 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the DE73 postcode district.

Location of Wilson within DE73

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What is the post town for Wilson?

The post town for Wilson is Derby. Wilson is in the DE73 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Derby.

What is the latitude and longitude of Wilson?

The centre of Wilson is located at position 52.81879° latitude and -1.39942° longitude.

Latitude52.81879°
Longitude-1.39942°

What is the easting and northing of Wilson?

The centre of Wilson is located at the grid reference easting 440572 and northing 324752 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting440572
Northing324752

What are the nearest towns to Wilson?

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

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Wilson is 6 miles north-west of Shepshed
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Wilson is 6 miles north-east of Ashby-de-la-Zouch
7m
Wilson is 7 miles north of Coalville
7m
Wilson is 7 miles north-east of Swadlincote
8m
Wilson is 8 miles south-west of Long Eaton
9m
Wilson is 9 miles south-west of Sandiacre
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Wilson is 9 miles west of Loughborough
9m
Wilson is 9 miles north of Ibstock
9m
Wilson is 9 miles south-west of Stapleford
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Wilson is 10 miles east of Burton upon Trent

What are the nearest cities to Wilson?

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

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Wilson is 8 miles south-east of Derby
14m
Wilson is 14 miles south-west of Nottingham
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Wilson is 17 miles north-west of Leicester
20m
Wilson is 20 miles north-east of Lichfield
29m
Wilson is 29 miles north of Coventry
32m
Wilson is 32 miles north-east of Birmingham
35m
Wilson is 35 miles north-east of Wolverhampton
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Wilson is 35 miles south-east of Stoke-on-Trent
39m
Wilson is 39 miles south of Sheffield
46m
Wilson is 46 miles south-west of Lincoln

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