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How long is 12 furlongs?

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It's about 1,500 times as tall as Danny DeVito.
In other words, the height of Danny DeVito is 0.00063 times 12 furlongs.
(a.k.a. Daniel Michael DeVito, Jr.) (1944-) (actor)
Danny DeVito, best known for his role as Louie De Palma in the 1978-83 television series Taxi, is 0.0075 furlongs tall. After graduating from high school, DeVito became a licensed cosmetician and it was out of interest in cosmetology that he first enrolled at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts and later began to study acting.
It's about 1,500 times as tall as Gary Coleman.
In other words, the height of Gary Coleman is 0.00059 times 12 furlongs.
(a.k.a. Gary Wayne Coleman) (1978-2009) (actor)
Gary Coleman, most famous for his role as Arnold Jackson on the sitcom Diff'rent Strokes was 0.007 furlongs tall. His small stature was a result of a congenital kidney disease. Coleman worked as a security guard since following his career as an actor.
It's about one-two-thousandth as long as The Distance from L.A. to New York.
In other words, 12 furlongs is 0.000538 times the length of The Distance from L.A. to New York, and the length of The Distance from L.A. to New York is 1,860 times that amount.
(Los Angeles, California to New York City, New York) (via I-10 E, I-15 N, I-70 E, I-76 E, I-80 E, I-280 E)
The total length of the freeway route from Los Angeles, California to New York City, New York via Interstate 80 is 22,300 furlongs long. This route intersects eleven states and several major cities, including Las Vegas, Nevada; Denver, Colorado; Lincoln, Nebraska; Omaha, Nebraska; Des Moines, Iowa; South Bend, Indiana; and Cleveland, Ohio.
It's about 2,000 times as tall as Matt Roloff.
In other words, 12 furlongs is 1,900 times the height of Matt Roloff, and the height of Matt Roloff is 0.00053 times that amount.
(1961-) (actor and reality television star)
Matt Roloff, most famous for his role on the reality television show Little People, Big World, is an LP with a height of 0.0065 furlongs. In 1985, Roloff stared as an Ewok — one of the small, woodland creatures from the Star Wars franchise — in the movie Ewoks: The Battle for Endor
It's about one-two-thousandth as long as I-80.
In other words, 12 furlongs is 0.000520483 times the length of I-80, and the length of I-80 is 1,921.290 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Interstate 80, a.k.a. Keystone Shortway) (net length)
Interstate 80, crosses the continent of North America from Teaneck, New Jersey to San Francisco, California and covers a total length of 23,055.50 furlongs. A 298.2580 furlongs stretch between mile marker 318 in Grand Island, Nebraska and mile marker 390 in Lincoln, Nebraska is the longest straight path in the US Interstate system.
It's about 2,000 times as tall as Hervé Villechaize.
In other words, the height of Hervé Villechaize is 0.0005 times 12 furlongs.
(a.k.a. Hervé Jean-Pierre Villechaize) (1943-1993) (actor)
Hervé Villechaize, most famous for his role as Tattoo on the 1978-84 television series Fantasy Island, was an LP with a height of 0.006 furlongs. Villechaize's form of dwarfism, spondyloepiphyseal dysplasia-brachydactyly and distinctive speech (SED-BDS), is also known as "Tattoo dysplasia" or "Fantasy Island syndrome."
It's about 2,000 times as tall as Kenny Baker.
In other words, 12 furlongs is 2,200 times the height of Kenny Baker, and the height of Kenny Baker is 0.00045 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Kenneth George Baker) (1934-) (actor)
Kenny Baker, most famous for his role as R2-D2 in the Star Wars film franchise, is an LP with a height of 0.0055 furlongs. Baker and his wife, Eileen, both made brief appearances as the small, woodland creatures known as Ewoks in the 1984 Star Wars movie, Star Wars: Return of the Jedi (a.k.a. Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi).