# Acres to Square Feet Conversion

Enter the area in acres below to get the value converted to square feet.

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## How to Convert Acres to Square Feet

To convert an acre measurement to a square foot measurement, multiply the area by the conversion ratio.

Since one acre is equal to 43,560 square feet, you can use this simple formula to convert:

The area in square feet is equal to the acres multiplied by 43,560.

**For example,**here's how to convert 5 acres to square feet using the formula above.

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

There are **43,560** square feet in an acre, which is why we use this value in the formula above.

1 ac = 43,560 sq ft

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

## 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 Feet

One square foot is equal to the area of a square with sides that are 1 foot in length.^{[2]} One square foot is roughly equivalent to 144 square inches.

The square foot is a US customary and imperial unit of area. A square foot is sometimes also referred to as a square ft. Square feet can be abbreviated as *sq ft*, and are also sometimes abbreviated as *ft²*. For example, 1 square foot can be written as 1 sq ft or 1 ft².

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

## Acre to Square Foot Conversion Table

Acres | Square Feet |
---|---|

0.0001 ac | 4.356 sq ft |

0.0002 ac | 8.712 sq ft |

0.0003 ac | 13.07 sq ft |

0.0004 ac | 17.42 sq ft |

0.0005 ac | 21.78 sq ft |

0.0006 ac | 26.14 sq ft |

0.0007 ac | 30.49 sq ft |

0.0008 ac | 34.85 sq ft |

0.0009 ac | 39.2 sq ft |

0.001 ac | 43.56 sq ft |

0.002 ac | 87.12 sq ft |

0.003 ac | 130.68 sq ft |

0.004 ac | 174.24 sq ft |

0.005 ac | 217.8 sq ft |

0.006 ac | 261.36 sq ft |

0.007 ac | 304.92 sq ft |

0.008 ac | 348.48 sq ft |

0.009 ac | 392.04 sq ft |

0.01 ac | 435.6 sq ft |

0.02 ac | 871.2 sq ft |

0.03 ac | 1,307 sq ft |

0.04 ac | 1,742 sq ft |

0.05 ac | 2,178 sq ft |

0.06 ac | 2,614 sq ft |

0.07 ac | 3,049 sq ft |

0.08 ac | 3,485 sq ft |

0.09 ac | 3,920 sq ft |

0.1 ac | 4,356 sq ft |

0.2 ac | 8,712 sq ft |

0.3 ac | 13,068 sq ft |

0.4 ac | 17,424 sq ft |

0.5 ac | 21,780 sq ft |

0.6 ac | 26,136 sq ft |

0.7 ac | 30,492 sq ft |

0.8 ac | 34,848 sq ft |

0.9 ac | 39,204 sq ft |

1 ac | 43,560 sq ft |

## 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
- Merriam-Webster, square foot, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/square%20foot