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Casket Dimensions


What is the average size of a coffin? I need the length, height, and width for a sermon article. Thanks.

The average length of a casket is 84 inches; width 28 inches, and height 23 inches. We should also point out the difference between a casket and a coffin (believe it or not, they are two different things!)

A coffin is the six-sided box often used in vampire movies—it's wider at the shoulders and tapers down towards the feet. Coffins are still used occasionally, but they're more of a specialty item now. A casket is the standard four-sided box most often used for modern burials.

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