# Convert foot to mile

Converting feet into miles is a piece of cake with our feet to mile conversion calculator.

Input your value in the box with foot selected and get your answer instantly. You can change the unit by selecting from the dropdown list.

## Foot

### Symbol

The foot is represented by the symbol ‘ft’ or often approximated by an apostrophe. For example, 5 feet is sometimes denoted as 5’.

### Description

The Foot is a unit of length in the British imperial and United States customary systems of measurement. In both cases,** one foot is equal to 12 inches. **

For yard to foot calculations, one yard comprises of three feet. The standard measurement of a foot is exactly 0.3048 meters, which is equivalent to 304.8 millimeters. So for foot to meter conversion, multiply foot by 0.3048.

Following that, there are 3.281 feet in a meter. While converting ft to cm, note that there are 0.0328 feet in a centimeter. So, one foot is equal to 30.48 centimeters.

The measurement of a United States survey foot is exactly 1200 ⁄3937 meters or approximately 0.30480061 m. It is used for mapping and surveying. It is exactly 1,000,000/999,998 times the international foot which means that it is larger by 610 nm or nanometer.

### History

The Old English word "fot" is where the word "foot" (meaning "terminal part of the leg of a vertebrate animal") came from.

Historically, the "foot" was a part of many regional systems of units, such as the Greek, Roman, Chinese, French, and English systems. The first recorded standard foot measure comes from Sumer, where a definition is given in a statue of Gudea of Lagash from around 2575 BC.

### Use

Feet is generally used for measuring height such as floor height, human height, short distances, elevation etc.

## Mile

### Symbol

The mile symbol ‘m’ was frequently employed before the widespread adoption of the metric system. However, "mi" became the standard mile symbol after the metric system to avoid confusion between miles and meters.

### Description

Mile is a British imperial Unit and United States customary unit of distance. Sometimes the statute mile or international mile distinguishes it from other miles. **Both miles are based on the older English unit of length equal to 5,280 English feet, or 1,760 yards. **

For length conversion calculation from miles to meter, you need to multiply the mile value by 1609.344. This means one mile is standardized as exactly 1609.344 meters.

Converting mile to kilometers, a mile is exactly 1.609344 kilometers. So, a kilometer is equivalent to 1/1.609344 miles. In case of mile to inches conversion, 63,360 inches make a mile. While inch is a much smaller unit, nautical mile is larger than mile. To be precise, a mile is equal to 0.868976 nautical miles.

The term "mile" is also used to describe or translate a wide variety of units that are derived from or substantially equivalent to the Roman mile (about 1.48 km). That includes the nautical mile (now 1.852 km exactly), the Italian mile (roughly 1.852 km), and the Chinese mile (now 0.5 km or 500 m exactly).

### History

Mile originated from the Roman mille passus, or “thousand paces,” which measured 5,000 Roman feet or footsteps. The Romans invented and used this unit 2,000 years ago. They introduced it to the world when they conquered Britain.

### Use

Mile is used for expressing land distances between locations. Although Kilometer is more predominantly used these days, many countries use mile for the purpose.

### How to convert foot to mile?

Mile is a quite bigger unit than foot. So how many feet in mile? Exactly 5280 ft. So for converting feet into miles, you have to divide foot value by 5280 or multiply by 0.000189.

1 foot = 0.000189 mile

5280 feet = 1 mile

## Foot to Mile conversion table

Foot | Mile |
---|---|

0.01 ft | 0.000001894 mi |

0.1 ft | 0.000019 mi |

1 ft | 0.000189 mi |

2 ft | 0.000379 mi |

3 ft | 0.000568 mi |

5 ft | 0.000947 mi |

10 ft | 0.001894 mi |

20 ft | 0.003788 mi |

100 ft | 0.018939 mi |

1000 ft | 0.189394 mi |

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