Land  Measurements













 

 

 

 

 

Link = 7.92 inches

Rod = 16-1/2 feet = 1 Pole = 5-1/2 Yards = 25 Links

Chain = 66 Feet = 4 Rods = 100 Links

Furlong = 660 Feet = 40 Rods = 10 Chains

Mile = 8 Furlongs = 320 Rods = 80 Chains = 5,280 Feet = 1,760 Yards

Square Rod = 272-1/4 Square Feet = 30-1/4 Square Yards

Acre = 10 Square Chains = 43,560 Square Feet = 160 Square Rods

1 Vara = 2.778 Feet = 33.33 Inches

Foot = 12 Inches = .36 Vara

Inch = .0833 Feet

Arpent = 191.833 Feet = 30 Toise = 30 Compasses

Square Arpent = 0.84628 Acres

Acre = 5,645.376 Square Varas = 1.1834 Square Arpent

Labor = 177.136 Acres = 1,000,000 Square Varas

League = 4,428.4 Acres = 25,000,000 Square Varas. = 25 Labors

 

 

  

           

 

                 


 

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