To convert an inch measurement to a mile measurement, divide the length by the conversion ratio.
Since one mile is equal to 63,360 inches, you can use this simple formula to convert:
Our inch fraction calculator can add inches and miles together, and it also automatically converts the results to US customary, imperial, and SI metric values.
Inches and miles are both units used to measure length. Keep reading to learn more about each unit of measure.
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An inch is a unit of linear length measure equal to 1/12 of a foot or 1/36 of a yard. Because the international yard is legally defined to be equal to exactly 0.9144 meters, one inch is equal to 2.54 centimeters.<1>
The inch is a US customary and imperial unit of length. Inches can be abbreviated as in; for example, 1 inch can be written as 1 in.
Inches can also be denoted using the ″ symbol, otherwise known as a double-prime. Often a double-quote (“) is used instead of a double-prime for convenience. A double-prime is commonly used to express 1 in as 1″.
The standard ruler has 12″, and is a common measuring tool for measuring inches. They are also often measured using tape measures, which commonly come in lengths from 6″ – 35″. Other types of measuring devices include scales, calipers, measuring wheels, micrometers, yardsticks, and even lasers.
The mile is a linear measurement of length equal to exactly 1,609.344 meters. One mile is also equal to 5,280 feet or 1,760 yards.
The mile is a US customary and imperial unit of length. Miles can be abbreviated as mi, and are also sometimes abbreviated as m. For example, 1 mile can be written as 1 mi or 1 m.
We recommend using a ruler or tape measure for measuring length, which can be found at a local retailer or home center. Rulers are available in imperial, metric, or combination with both values, so make sure you get the correct type for your needs.
Need a ruler? Try our free downloadable and printable rulers, which include both imperial and metric measurements.
Inch to Mile Conversion Table
National Institute of Standards and Technology, Checking the Net Contents of Packaged Goods, Handbook 133 – 2019 Edition, https://nvlpubs.nist.gov/nistpubs/hb/2019/NIST.HB.133-2019.pdf
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