Where is Wolverhampton?

Wolverhampton is located in the county of West Midlands, West Midlands, three miles north-west of the town of Bilston, 89 miles north-east of Cardiff, and 113 miles north-west of London. Wolverhampton lies two miles south of the Staffordshire border, and was historically in the county of Staffordshire. Wolverhampton falls within the metropolitan district council of City of Wolverhampton. It is in the WV1 postcode district.

Wolverhampton on a map

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

Which county is Wolverhampton in?

Wolverhampton is in the ceremonial county of West Midlands, and the historic county of Staffordshire.

Ceremonial CountyWest Midlands
Historic CountyStaffordshire

Where is Wolverhampton in West Midlands?

Wolverhampton is situated towards the northernmost extremity of West Midlands, and towards the westernmost extremity of West Midlands.

Location of Wolverhampton within West Midlands

What is the postcode for Wolverhampton?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Wolverhampton is WV1 1RA.

Where is Wolverhampton in WV1?

Wolverhampton is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the WV1 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the WV1 postcode district.

Location of Wolverhampton within WV1

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What is the latitude and longitude of Wolverhampton?

The centre of Wolverhampton is located at position 52.5862° latitude and -2.12992° longitude.

Latitude52.5862°
Longitude-2.12992°

What is the easting and northing of Wolverhampton?

The centre of Wolverhampton is located at the grid reference easting 391295 and northing 298719 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting391295
Northing298719

What are the nearest towns to Wolverhampton?

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

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Wolverhampton is 3 miles north-west of Bilston
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Wolverhampton is 3 miles north of Sedgley
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Wolverhampton is 3 miles west of Willenhall
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Wolverhampton is 4 miles north-west of Coseley
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Wolverhampton is 4 miles west of Darlaston
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Wolverhampton is 5 miles north-west of Tipton
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Wolverhampton is 5 miles north-west of Wednesbury
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Wolverhampton is 6 miles north of Dudley
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Wolverhampton is 6 miles west of Bloxwich
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Wolverhampton is 6 miles west of Walsall

What are the nearest cities to Wolverhampton?

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

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Wolverhampton is 12 miles north-west of Birmingham
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Wolverhampton is 14 miles south-west of Lichfield
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Wolverhampton is 27 miles north of Worcester
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Wolverhampton is 29 miles north-west of Coventry
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Wolverhampton is 30 miles south of Stoke-on-Trent
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Wolverhampton is 36 miles south-west of Derby
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Wolverhampton is 42 miles west of Leicester
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Wolverhampton is 44 miles north-east of Hereford
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Wolverhampton is 48 miles south-west of Nottingham
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Wolverhampton is 50 miles north of Gloucester

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