Convert Square Yards to Acres

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

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1 sq yd = 0.000207 ac

How to Convert Square Yards to Acres

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

To convert a square yard measurement to a acre measurement, multiply the area by the conversion ratio. One square yard is equal to 0.000207 acres, so use this simple formula to convert:

acres = square yards × 0.000207

The area in acres is equal to the square yards multiplied by 0.000207.

For example, here's how to convert 5 square yards to acres using the formula above.
5 sq yd = (5 × 0.000207) = 0.001033 ac

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

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.


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 Yard Measurements and Equivalent Acre Conversions

Common square yard values converted to the equivalent acre value
Square Yards Acres
1 sq yd 0.000207 ac
2 sq yd 0.000413 ac
3 sq yd 0.00062 ac
4 sq yd 0.000826 ac
5 sq yd 0.001033 ac
6 sq yd 0.00124 ac
7 sq yd 0.001446 ac
8 sq yd 0.001653 ac
9 sq yd 0.00186 ac
10 sq yd 0.002066 ac
11 sq yd 0.002273 ac
12 sq yd 0.002479 ac
13 sq yd 0.002686 ac
14 sq yd 0.002893 ac
15 sq yd 0.003099 ac
16 sq yd 0.003306 ac
17 sq yd 0.003512 ac
18 sq yd 0.003719 ac
19 sq yd 0.003926 ac
20 sq yd 0.004132 ac
21 sq yd 0.004339 ac
22 sq yd 0.004545 ac
23 sq yd 0.004752 ac
24 sq yd 0.004959 ac
25 sq yd 0.005165 ac
26 sq yd 0.005372 ac
27 sq yd 0.005579 ac
28 sq yd 0.005785 ac
29 sq yd 0.005992 ac
30 sq yd 0.006198 ac
31 sq yd 0.006405 ac
32 sq yd 0.006612 ac
33 sq yd 0.006818 ac
34 sq yd 0.007025 ac
35 sq yd 0.007231 ac
36 sq yd 0.007438 ac
37 sq yd 0.007645 ac
38 sq yd 0.007851 ac
39 sq yd 0.008058 ac
40 sq yd 0.008264 ac

More Square Yard Area Conversions

US Customary
Convert to Square Miles
1 sq yd is equal to 3.2283E-7 square miles
Convert to Square Feet
1 sq yd is equal to 9 square feet
Convert to Square Inches
1 sq yd is equal to 1,296 square inches
SI Units
Convert to Square Kilometers
1 sq yd is equal to 8.3613E-7 square kilometers
Convert to Square Meters
1 sq yd is equal to 0.836127 square meters
Convert to Square Centimeters
1 sq yd is equal to 8,361.27 square centimeters
Convert to Square Millimeters
1 sq yd is equal to 836,127.4 square millimeters
Other Metric Units
Convert to Hectares
1 sq yd is equal to 8.3613E-5 hectares
Convert to Ares
1 sq yd is equal to 0.008361 ares