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Flag Sizes Chart

What Size Flag Do I Need to Purchase for My Flagpole?

Pole Height Minimum Flag Size Max Flag Size
5' house mounted
2x3 foot
6' house mounted pole
15 ft
20 ft
25 ft
4x6 ft
5x8 ft
30 ft
5x8 ft
5x8 ft
40 ft
6x10 ft
8x12 ft
50 ft
8x12 ft
10x15 ft
60 ft
10x15 ft
10x15 ft
70 ft
12x18 ft
12x18 ft
80 ft
15x20 ft
15x20 ft
90 ft
15x20 ft
18x24 ft
100 ft
18x24 ft
18x24 ft
120 ft
20x30 ft
20x36 ft

What Size Flag is Suitable for a House?

The standard flag size for a house is 3 feet by 5 feet (90 x 150 cm). This size is considered the ‘standard’ and works well for a wide range of applications, whether displayed indoors or outdoors. Keep in mind that many designs are available in various sizes, both larger and smaller. Please refer to the size chart below for a visual comparison. It’s important to note that slight variations in size may occur due to manufacturing differences.

Pro Tip: If you’re uncertain about which flag size to choose, opting for the 3 x 5 ft standard size is a reliable choice.”

Selecting the Perfect Flag Size for Your Flagpole

When flying a single flag on an individual flagpole, it’s important to match the flag’s length to the height of the pole. As a general guideline, your flag’s length should be at least one quarter of the pole’s height. For instance, if you have a 40-foot flagpole, the ideal flag size would be a minimum of 6’x10′, with a maximum size of 8’x12′. The chart below serves as a helpful reference for determining the appropriate flag size for your specific pole.”

What is a casket size flag?

A casket flag, also known as a burial flag, is a ceremonial flag that is draped over the casket of a deceased military veteran during their funeral or memorial service. The standard size for a casket flag is 5 feet by 9.5 feet (60 inches by 114 inches). This size is specified by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) for honoring the service and sacrifice of veterans.

The 5’x9.5′ dimensions are chosen to properly cover a standard-sized casket. When folded correctly, the casket flag is neatly presented during the funeral service, and it symbolizes the nation’s appreciation for the veteran’s service to their country.

It’s important to handle and fold the casket flag with the utmost respect and care during the funeral or memorial service, as it is a significant symbol of honor and gratitude for the veteran’s service.

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Here’s the list of common flag sizes

  • 3 feet by 5 feet (90 x 150 cm): The standard size for many national flags, suitable for residential flagpoles.
  • 2 feet by 3 feet (60 x 90 cm): A smaller size often used for residential use, events, and decorative purposes.
  • 4 feet by 6 feet (120 x 180 cm): A larger size commonly chosen for commercial or larger residential flagpoles.
  • 5 feet by 8 feet (150 x 240 cm): A popular size for larger outdoor flags, often seen at commercial settings or government buildings.
  • 6 feet by 10 feet (180 x 300 cm): An option for those seeking a larger flag size, suitable for specific displays.
  • 8 feet by 12 feet (240 x 360 cm): A larger flag size often used for prominent outdoor displays.
  • 2.5 feet by 4 feet (75 x 120 cm): A smaller option for those who want a flag larger than the standard 3×5 size but not as large as 4×6 or 5×8 flags often used for sail boats.
  • 12 inches by 18 inches (30 x 45 cm): A small flag size suitable for handheld use, car flags, or decorative purposes.
  • 8 inches by 12 inches (20 x 30 cm): Very small flags often used for desk or tabletop display.


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Can I get a custom flag size?

At, we understand that one size doesn’t fit all when it comes to expressing your unique identity or commemorating special occasions. That’s why we offer a range of custom flag sizes to cater to your individual needs. Whether you’re looking to display your logo with pride, celebrate a significant event, or make a bold statement, our custom flag sizes can be tailored to your specifications. From small and intricate designs to large and attention-grabbing banners, we provide the flexibility to create flags that perfectly match your vision. Experience the freedom of customization and showcase your message or brand in the size that suits you best with our personalized flag options.


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