Convert Feet to Millimeters

Enter the length in feet below to get the value converted to millimeters.

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1 ft = 304.8 mm

How to Convert Feet to Millimeters

Tape measures can be used to measure units of length, and a calculator can be used to convert to another unit

Convert feet to millimeters with this simple formula:

millimeters = feet × 304.8

Converting a foot length measurement to a millimeter measurement involves multiplying the length by the conversion ratio to find the result. One foot is equal to 304.8 millimeters, so to convert simply multiply by 304.8.

For example, here's how to convert 5 feet to millimeters using the formula above.
5' = (5 × 304.8) = 1,524 mm

Our inch fraction calculator can add feet and millimeters together and it also automatically converts the results to US customary, imperial and SI metric values.

Feet and millimeters are both units used to measure length. Learn more about length and find more length measurement conversion calculators. Feet are an imperial measurement and can be abbreviated as ft, for example 1 ft. Millimeters are a metric measurement and can be abbreviated as mm, for example 1 mm. Learn more about the metric system, including the common unit prefixes and how to convert between metric units.

Millimeter is spelled millimetre internationally, and it is equal in length to .1 centimeters, 1000 micrometers, or 5/127 inch. They are represented by the smallest ticks on most metric rulers. To get a reference point of the size, the thickness of a dime is 1.35mm.

To get an idea of how small a millimeter is, a dime is 1.35mm thick.

The foot has been used throughout history to measure length but the actual length varied. In the US it has always been equal to 12 inches and 1/3 of a yard. The standard 12" ruler can be used to measure a foot. In 1959 the world agreed that the yard would be equal to .9144 meters, hence a foot is equal to .3048 meters. In some cases you may need a linear footage measurement, which is simply the value of a length in feet, learn more.

A typical ruler has 12 inches, equal to 1 foot.

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. If you need a ruler you can also download and print our free printable rulers which include both imperial and metric measurements.

feet and millimeters are units used to measure length
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Foot Measurements and Equivalent Millimeter Conversions

Common foot values converted to the equivalent millimeter value
Feet Millimeters
1' 304.8 mm
2' 609.6 mm
3' 914.4 mm
4' 1,219 mm
5' 1,524 mm
6' 1,829 mm
7' 2,134 mm
8' 2,438 mm
9' 2,743 mm
10' 3,048 mm
11' 3,353 mm
12' 3,658 mm
13' 3,962 mm
14' 4,267 mm
15' 4,572 mm
16' 4,877 mm
17' 5,182 mm
18' 5,486 mm
19' 5,791 mm
20' 6,096 mm
21' 6,401 mm
22' 6,706 mm
23' 7,010 mm
24' 7,315 mm
25' 7,620 mm
26' 7,925 mm
27' 8,230 mm
28' 8,534 mm
29' 8,839 mm
30' 9,144 mm
31' 9,449 mm
32' 9,754 mm
33' 10,058 mm
34' 10,363 mm
35' 10,668 mm
36' 10,973 mm
37' 11,278 mm
38' 11,582 mm
39' 11,887 mm
40' 12,192 mm

More Foot Length Conversions

US Customary & Imperial Units
Convert to Miles
1' is equal to 0.000189 miles
Convert to Yards
1' is equal to 0.333333 yards
Convert to Inches
1' is equal to 12 inches
SI Units
Convert to Kilometers
1' is equal to 0.000305 kilometers
Convert to Meters
1' is equal to 0.3048 meters
Convert to Centimeters
1' is equal to 30.48 centimeters
Convert to Micrometers
1' is equal to 304,800 micrometers
Convert to Nanometers
1' is equal to 304,800,000 nanometers