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Number of Yards in a Mile

How many yards are there in a mile?

1,760.

In its most common usage, a mile has 1,760 yards. This is referred to as the statute mile, which was declared by an English Act of Parliament in 1952. Other measurements of a mile include the Old English mile which is equivalent to 1.3 statute miles, the Scots mile which is 1.12 statute miles, the Irish mile equivalent to 1.27 statute miles, and the nautical mile which is 1.15 statute miles.

This fact is verified on : February 6, 2010.





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