Convert Acres to Square Yards

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

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1 ac = 4,840 sq yd

How to Convert Acres to Square Yards

Calculators can be used to convert measurements from one unit to another

To convert a acre measurement to a square yard measurement, multiply the area by the conversion ratio. One acre is equal to 4,840 square yards, so use this simple formula to convert:

square yards = acres × 4,840

The area in square yards is equal to the acres multiplied by 4,840.

For example, here's how to convert 5 acres to square yards using the formula above.
5 ac = (5 × 4,840) = 24,200 sq yd

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


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. 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.

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 Measurements and Equivalent Square Yard Conversions

Common acre values converted to the equivalent square yard value
Acres Square Yards
1 ac 4,840 sq yd
2 ac 9,680 sq yd
3 ac 14,520 sq yd
4 ac 19,360 sq yd
5 ac 24,200 sq yd
6 ac 29,040 sq yd
7 ac 33,880 sq yd
8 ac 38,720 sq yd
9 ac 43,560 sq yd
10 ac 48,400 sq yd
11 ac 53,240 sq yd
12 ac 58,080 sq yd
13 ac 62,920 sq yd
14 ac 67,760 sq yd
15 ac 72,600 sq yd
16 ac 77,440 sq yd
17 ac 82,280 sq yd
18 ac 87,120 sq yd
19 ac 91,960 sq yd
20 ac 96,800 sq yd
21 ac 101,640 sq yd
22 ac 106,480 sq yd
23 ac 111,320 sq yd
24 ac 116,160 sq yd
25 ac 121,000 sq yd
26 ac 125,840 sq yd
27 ac 130,680 sq yd
28 ac 135,520 sq yd
29 ac 140,360 sq yd
30 ac 145,200 sq yd
31 ac 150,040 sq yd
32 ac 154,880 sq yd
33 ac 159,720 sq yd
34 ac 164,560 sq yd
35 ac 169,400 sq yd
36 ac 174,240 sq yd
37 ac 179,080 sq yd
38 ac 183,920 sq yd
39 ac 188,760 sq yd
40 ac 193,600 sq yd

More Acre Area Conversions

US Customary
Convert to Square Miles
1 ac is equal to 0.001563 square miles
Convert to Square Feet
1 ac is equal to 43,560 square feet
Convert to Square Inches
1 ac is equal to 6,272,640 square inches
SI Units
Convert to Square Kilometers
1 ac is equal to 0.004047 square kilometers
Convert to Square Meters
1 ac is equal to 4,046.86 square meters
Convert to Square Centimeters
1 ac is equal to 40,468,564.2 square centimeters
Convert to Square Millimeters
1 ac is equal to 4,046,856,422.4 square millimeters
Other Metric Units
Convert to Hectares
1 ac is equal to 0.404686 hectares
Convert to Ares
1 ac is equal to 40.468564 ares