# What size is a column inch in newspapers?

**column inch**is a unit of space one

**column**wide by one

**inch**high. One

**newspaper column inch**. On the six

**column**page above, the total available

**column inches**would equal the number of

**inches**high x the number of

**columns**. Measuring Ad

**Dimensions**Using

**Column Inches**.

In this regard, how do you calculate newspaper column inches?

Multiply the number of **columns** across by the number of **inches** down to find the number of **column inches**. For example, if the ad measures 3 **columns** across and 4 **inches** down, you would multiply 3 by 4 to find the ad takes up 12 **column inches**.

1 column | 1.54” |
---|---|

2 columns | 3.25” |

3 columns | 4.95” |

4 columns | 6.65” |

5 columns | 8.375” |

Besides, what is the measure of one column of newspaper?

In the United States, **a** common **newspaper column measurement** is about 11 picas wide (or about 1.83 inches), though this **measure** varies from **paper** to **paper** and in other countries.

The name **quarter page** refers to the **1**/**4**th of a **newspaper page** which has about 7-8 columns of standard **size**, which is around 3-**4** cm each and has a length of about 50-52 cm. A **quarter** of these **dimensions** brings the **ad** to a **size** of about 15-16 cm in width and 25-26 cm in length.