City Blocks in a Mile?


Determining how many city blocks are in a mile is not an exact science, and differs from city to city. Some cities even have different size blocks within the city so your answer will vary from location to location within the city. A city block refers to an element of urban planning and design, and is usually a rectangular area in a city. Many people think of a city block as averaging about 1/10 of a mile. Using this estimation there would be 10 blocks to a mile.
Q&A Related to "City Blocks in a Mile?"
The length of a block is different in every city. Please ask another question and specify a city.
The blocks differ from city to city, but are typically 1/16 to 1/8 of a mile
1. Obtain a city community block grant application from the local government. Go to the community development or economic development agency and ask for an application. 2. Complete
One mile is equal to about 16 city blocks. Residential blocks are too varied for an accurate count. report this answer. Updated on Thursday, February 02 2012 at 05:48AM EST. Source:
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