Convert Points (pt) to Furlongs (fur) | pt in fur

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# Let's convert Points (pt) to Furlongs (fur)

This quick and easy calculator will convert Points (pt) to Furlongs (fur) and show formula, brief history on the units and quick maths for the conversion.

## Quick Reference for Converting Points to Furlongs

Formula
fur = pt / 572378.41
Quick Rough Maths
To get the Furlongs, divide the number of Points by 572.4 thousand
Points (pt) in 1 Furlong
There are 572378.41 Points in 1 Furlong
Furlongs (fur) in 1 Point
There are 0 Furlongs in 1 Point

## Unit Information

Point
/pɔɪnt/
Symbol: pt
Unit System: Typography

### What is the Point?

The point is a unit of length in the field of typography and uses the symbol pt.

It is the smallest unit in the world of typography. There are 12 points in a pica.

In physical printing methods / press systems, the point size is the height of the metal press body on which the font's letters are made. When applied to the digital type space, letters are designed around a theoretical size, an em square which is scaled to the relative point size (when specified of course!).

Furlong
/ˈfəːlɒŋ/
Symbol: fur
Unit System: Imperial

### What is the Furlong?

The furlong is a unit of length in the imperial unit system and uses the symbol fur.

One furlong is equal to 1/8 mile, 660 feet, 220 yards, 40 rods, 10 chains or ≈ 201m.

The furlong was a term used to describe the legnth of a furrow in one acre of a ploughed open field (communal field). It now only really remains in the world of horse-racing in UK, Ireland, Canada and the US.

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