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Chapter 39. Weights and Measures > U.S. Weights and Measures

U.S. Weights and Measures

The following tables (39-1 through 39-7) list standard U.S. weights and measurements.

Table 39-1. Linear measure
1 inch=0083 foot
12 inches (in)==1 foot (ft)
3 feet=1 yard (yd)
5 1/2 yards=1 rod (rd), pole, or perch =16 1/2 ft
40 rods=1 furlong (fur) =220 yds =660 ft
8 furlongs=1 statute mile (mi) =1,760 yds =5,280 ft
3 land miles=1 league
5,280 feet=1 statute or land mile
6,076.11549 feet=1 international nautical mile



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