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 is in the ceremonial county of Leicestershire, the historic county of Leicestershire, and the administrative county of Leicestershire.
Wilson is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Leicestershire, and towards the westernmost extremity of Leicestershire.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Wilson is DE73 8HD.
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.
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The post town for Wilson is Derby. Wilson is in the DE73 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Derby.
The centre of Wilson is located at position 52.81879° latitude and -1.39942° longitude.
The centre of Wilson is located at the grid reference easting 440572 and northing 324752 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Wilson relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Wilson to the centre of the town.
Position of Wilson relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Wilson to the centre of the city.