Spike's Calculators


Fencing an Area Measured in Miles Calculator

This calculator will calculate the amount of post and wire needed based on per lineal mile length. One way to get the measurement is to hop on your little bike (needs to have an odometer ) and ride along the fence as close as possible.

Post count is based on lineal feet plus one post.
Miles Of Fence mi
Wire Roll Length ft
Number of Strands in Fence #
Post Spacing ft


Rolls Needed #
Post Needed #

The Calculation

  1. enter the length of the fence in miles
  2. how much wire on one roll (in feet)
  3. the number of strands
  4. the spacing of the post (in feet)

The Results

  1. # of rolls of wire needed
  2. the amount of post needed
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