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American paper sizes

The american paper sizes don't rely on a logical system like the ISO standard does. This makes paper and poster sizes infrequent in size gradiation. The following is a list of common and uncommon paper sizes used in the US.

Paper size title Size in millimeters Size in inches Size in Points
Architectural-E 1219 mm x 914 mm 48 in x 36 in 3023 pt x 2160 pt
ANSI-F 1016 mm x 711 mm 40 in x 28 in 2880 pt x 2016 pt
Architectural-D 914 mm x 610 mm 36 in x 22.5 in 2520 pt x 1620 pt
ANSI-D 864 mm x 559 mm 34 in x 22 in 2448 pt x 1584 pt
Architectural-C 610 mm x 457 mm 24 in x 18 in 1728 pt x 1296 pt
ANSI-C (Broadsheet) 559 mm x 432 mm 22 in x 17 in 1584 pt x 1224 pt
Super-B 483 mm x 330 mm 19 in x 13 in 1367 pt x 935 pt
Brief 470 mm x 333 mm 18.5 in x 13.13 in 1332 pt x 945 pt
Architectural-B 457 mm x 305 mm 18 in x 12 in 1296 pt x 864 pt
ANSI-B (Ledger, Tabloid) 432 mm x 279 mm 17 in x 11 in 1224 pt x 792 pt
US Std Fanfold 377 mm x 279 mm 14.875 in x 11 in 1071 pt x 792 pt
Legal (Legal-2) 356 mm x 216 mm 14 in x 8.5 in 1008 pt x 612 pt
Legal-1 330 mm x 216 mm 13 in x 8.5 in 935 pt x 612 pt
Architectural-A 305 mm x 229 mm 12 in x 9 in 864 pt x 648 pt
Fanfold 12x8.5 304 mm x 216 mm 12 in x 8.5 in 864 pt x 612 pt
ANSI-A (Letter) 279 mm x 216 mm 11 in x 8.5 in 792 pt x 612 pt
US Government 279 mm x 203 mm 11 in x 8 in 792 pt x 575 pt
Executive 267 mm x 184 mm 10.5 in x 7.25 in 756 pt x 522 pt
Index Card (Photo) 254 mm x 203 mm 10 in x 8 in 720 pt x 576 pt
Statement 216 mm x 140 mm 8.5 in x 5.5 in 612 pt x 396 pt
Index Card 8x5 203 mm x 127 mm 8 in x 5 in 576 pt x 360 pt
Photo 7x5 178 mm x 127 mm 7 in x 5 in 504 pt x 360 pt
Origami (Old Dollar Bill) 178 mm x 76 mm 7 in x 3 in 504 pt x 216 pt
Photo 6x4 152 mm x 102 mm 6 in x 4 in 431 pt x 289 pt
Post Card 148 mm x 100 mm 5.82 in x 3.92 in 419 pt x 284 pt
Photo 5x4 127 mm x 102 mm 5 in x 4 in 360 pt x 288 pt
Photo 5x3 127 mm x 76 mm 5 in x 3 in 360 pt x 215 pt
Business Card 89 mm x 51 mm 3.5 in x 2 in 252 pt x 144 pt

We hope these different sizes of paper are helpful. If you have any suggestions for paper sizes to add to our collection of american paper sizes please contact us.


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