Place:Wem, Shropshire, England

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NameWem
TypeTown
Coordinates52.85°N 2.733°W
Located inShropshire, England
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Wem is a small market town in Shropshire, England. It is the administrative centre for the northern area committee of Shropshire Council, which has its headquarters at Edinburgh House in the centre of Wem. Wem lies nine miles to the north of Shropshire's county town of Shrewsbury and sits on the rail line between that town and Crewe in Cheshire.

Wem's civil parish is named Wem Urban. A separate one in the surrounding countryside is named Wem Rural.

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