# How Big is 1 Rod? Definition and Examples

How big is 1 rod? 1 rod is a unit of length that is equal to 16.5 feet in the customary system of measurement or 5.029 meters in the metric system of measurement.

1 rod = 16.5 feet

1 rod = 5.029 meters

## How big is 1 rod in real life?

- The average length of a minivan is about 1 rod

- The height of Goliath in the bible is a little more than half a rod.

- The height of a one story house is about 1 rod

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