Wakefield Map

Wakefield map, view the West Yorkshire town of Wakefield, located to the south of the city of Leeds.

Detailed Street Map of Wakefield Yorkshire & City Guide

Wakefield Map Yorkshire: Interactive map of Wakefield, showing the location of the town situated to the south of Leeds in the county of West Yorkshire in northern England, United Kingdom.

Use controls to view a detailed street map of Wakefield or see a town centre map of Wakefield (city centre map), showing Wakefield College, Claydon Hospital, Wakefield Sports Club, the Pinderfields General Hospital, Wakefield Cathedral and the 2 Wakefield railway stations (Westgate and Kirkgate).

Also on this Wakefield map are Wrenthorpe, Newton Hill, Alverthorpe, Agbrigg, Thornes Park and the City of Wakefield Golf Club, zoom out to see Kirkhamgate, Outwood, Stanley, Altofts, Horbury, Calder Grove and Crigglestone.

Wakefield is a large town located beside the River Calder in West Yorkshire, it has a population of around 77,000 and a history which stretches back to Anglo-Saxon times. Named in the Domesday Book as Wachefeld, its name probably derives from the Old English wacu feld or "field where a wake is held". Wakefield grew, along with many other Yorkshire towns, around the textile industry during the Industrial Revolution.

Wakefield can be accessed via the M1 and A638, it is about 11 miles from Leeds, 34 miles from York and 185 miles driving distance from London.

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