Scale

1:1250  –> approx.  50” to the mile

1:2500  –> approx.  25” to the mile

1:5000  –> approx. 12” to the mile

1:10,000  –> approx.  6” to the mile

1:25,000  –> approx.  2.5” to the mile

1:50,000  –> approx. 1.25” to the mile

1:63,360  –>  1 inch to the mile

 

Some of the most popular scales used in printed maps:

 

1:1,000,000    ->    1cm= 10 km   /   1in=15.8 miles

1:800,000    ->    1cm= 8 km   /   1in=12.6 miles

1:500,000    ->    1cm= 5 km   /   1in=7.9 miles

1:250,000    ->    1cm= 2.5 km   /   1in=4 miles

1:200,000    ->    1cm= 2 km   /   1in=3.16 miles

1:180,000    ->    1cm= 1.8 km   /   1in=2.8 miles

1:150,000    ->    1cm= 1.5 km   /   1in=2.37 miles

1:100,000    ->    1cm= 1 km   /   1in=1.58 miles

 

1:80,000    ->    1cm= 800m   /   1in=1.26 miles

1:75,000    ->    1cm=750m   /   1in=1.18 miles

1:60,000    ->    1cm= 600m   /   1in=0.95 miles

1:50,000    ->    1cm= 500m   /   1in=0.79 miles

1:40,000    ->    1cm= 400m   /   1in=0.63 miles

1:30,000    ->    1cm= 300m   /   1in=0.47 miles

1:25,000    ->    1cm= 250m   /   1in=0.4 miles

1:13,000    ->    1cm= 130m   /   1in= 0.21 miles =1083ft

1:12,500    ->    1cm= 125m   /   1in=0.2 miles =1042ft

1:10,000    ->    1cm= 100m   /   1in=0.16 miles =833ft

1:7,500    ->    1cm= 75m   /   1in=0.12 miles =625ft

1:5,000    ->    1cm= 50m   /   1in=0.08 miles =417ft

 

Distance

 

1in = 2.54cm

1mile = 1.609km

 

1ft = 12in

1mile = 63,360in