Since one acre is equal to 4,840 square yards, you can use this simple formula to convert:

### How Many Square Yards are in an Acre?

There are **4,840** square yards in an acre, which is why we use this value in the formula above.

1 ac = 4,840 sq yd

Acres and square yards are both units used to measure area. Keep reading to learn more about each unit of measure.

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## Acres

One acre is defined as the area equal to a space that is one chain (66 ft) by one furlong (660 ft), or 10 square chains.<1> That's equal to 43,560 square feet for those unfamiliar with those units of measure.

The acre is a US customary and imperial unit of area. Acres can be abbreviated as *ac*; for example, 1 acre can be written as 1 ac.

Try our acreage calculator to find the area of a plot of land in acres by locating the boundaries on a map.

## Square Yards

One square yard is equal to the area of a square with sides that are 1 yard in length. One square yard is roughly equal to 9 square feet.

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The square yard is a US customary and imperial unit of area. A square yard is sometimes also referred to as a square yd. Square yards can be abbreviated as *sq yd*, and are also sometimes abbreviated as *yd²*. For example, 1 square yard can be written as 1 sq yd or 1 yd².

Try our square yards calculator to calculate the area of a space.

## Acre to Square Yard Conversion Table

Acre measurements converted to square yards Acres Square Yards0.001 ac | 4.84 sq yd |

0.002 ac | 9.68 sq yd |

0.003 ac | 14.52 sq yd |

0.004 ac | 19.36 sq yd |

0.005 ac | 24.2 sq yd |

0.006 ac | 29.04 sq yd |

0.007 ac | 33.88 sq yd |

0.008 ac | 38.72 sq yd |

0.009 ac | 43.56 sq yd |

0.01 ac | 48.4 sq yd |

0.02 ac | 96.8 sq yd |

0.03 ac | 145.2 sq yd |

0.04 ac | 193.6 sq yd |

0.05 ac | 242 sq yd |

0.06 ac | 290.4 sq yd |

0.07 ac | 338.8 sq yd |

0.08 ac | 387.2 sq yd |

0.09 ac | 435.6 sq yd |

0.1 ac | 484 sq yd |

0.2 ac | 968 sq yd |

0.3 ac | 1,452 sq yd |

0.4 ac | 1,936 sq yd |

0.5 ac | 2,420 sq yd |

0.6 ac | 2,904 sq yd |

0.7 ac | 3,388 sq yd |

0.8 ac | 3,872 sq yd |

0.9 ac | 4,356 sq yd |

1 ac | 4,840 sq yd |

## References

National Institute of Standards and Technology, Specifications, Tolerances, and Other Technical Requirements for Weighing and Measuring Devices, Handbook 44 - 2019 Edition, https://nvlpubs.nist.gov/nistpubs/hb/2019/NIST.HB.44-2019.pdf## More Acre & Square Yard Conversions

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