Table of Land Measurements


Linear Measure

Measurement Equals
1 inch .0833 foot
7.92 inches 1 link
12 inches 1 foot
1 vara 33 inches
2.75 feet 1 vara
3 feet 1 yard
25 links 16.5 feet
25 links 1 rod
100 links 1 chain
16.5 feet 1 rod
5.5 yards 1 rod
4 rods 100 links
66 feet 1 chain
80 chains 1 mile
320 rods 1 mile
8000 links 1 mile
5280 feet 1 mile
1760 yards 1 mile

Square Measure

Measurement Equals
144 square inches 1 square foot
9 square feet 1 square yard
16 square rods 484 square yards
1 square rod 272.25 square feet
1 square chain 4356 square feet
10 square chain 1 acre
160 square rods 1 acre
4840 square yards 1 acre
43560 square feet 1 acre
640 acres 1 square mile
1 square mile 1 section
36 square miles 1 township
6 miles square 1 township
208 feet 8 inches square 1 acre
80 rods square 40 acres
160 rods square 160 acres

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