Section of Land

640 Acres

Note: Acreage of farm property usually figured to center of road.

Long Measure

1 mile 80 chains
320 rods
5280 feet
1 Chain 4 rods
66 feet
100 links
1 Rod 5-1/2 yards
16-1/2 feet
25 links
1 Link 0.66 feet
7-7/8 inches

Square Measure

1 Sq. Mile Regular section
640 acres
1 Acre* 10 sq. chains
160 sq. rods
43, 560 sq. ft.
1 Sq. Rd 30-1/4 sq. yds.
272-1/4 sq. ft.
1 Sq. Ft. 144 sq. ins
An Acre is about 208 -3/4 feet sq.An Acre is 8 rods wide by 20 rods long, or any area the product of whose length by its width (in rods) is 160 or in chains is 10.