Canal Picnic Scenic Wigan is a town in Greater Manchester with a population of over 81,000 people. Wigan is situated less than 8 miles south-west of Bolton and around 16 miles from Manchester, making it an easy commute into the city. The town of Wigan is historically part of the county of Lancashire. We currently have a great selection of jobs in Wigan listed on AllTheTopBananas.com. See these below or refine your search above.