Walsall (/ˈwɔːlsɔːl/ (listen) or /ˈwɒlsɔːl/) is a market town and administrative centre in the county of West Midlands, England. Historically part of Staffordshire, it is located 8 miles (13 km) north-west of Birmingham, 6 miles (10 km) east of Wolverhampton and 9 miles (14 km) from Lichfield.
Walsall is the administrative centre of the wider Metropolitan Borough of Walsall. At the 2011 census, the town’s built-up area had a population of 67,594, with the wider borough having a population of 269,323. Neighbouring settlements in the borough include Darlaston, Brownhills, Pelsall, Willenhall, Bloxwich and Aldridge.