# Square Yards to Acres Conversion

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

**Results in Acres:**

## How to Convert Square Yards to Acres

To convert a square yard measurement to an acre measurement, divide the area by the conversion ratio.

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

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

**For example,**here's how to convert 5,000 square yards to acres using the formula above.

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.

## 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 Yard to Acre Conversion Table

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 |

20 sq yd | 0.004132 ac |

30 sq yd | 0.006198 ac |

40 sq yd | 0.008264 ac |

50 sq yd | 0.010331 ac |

60 sq yd | 0.012397 ac |

70 sq yd | 0.014463 ac |

80 sq yd | 0.016529 ac |

90 sq yd | 0.018595 ac |

100 sq yd | 0.020661 ac |

200 sq yd | 0.041322 ac |

300 sq yd | 0.061983 ac |

400 sq yd | 0.082645 ac |

500 sq yd | 0.103306 ac |

600 sq yd | 0.123967 ac |

700 sq yd | 0.144628 ac |

800 sq yd | 0.165289 ac |

900 sq yd | 0.18595 ac |

1,000 sq yd | 0.206612 ac |

2,000 sq yd | 0.413223 ac |

3,000 sq yd | 0.619835 ac |

4,000 sq yd | 0.826446 ac |

5,000 sq yd | 1.0331 ac |

6,000 sq yd | 1.2397 ac |

7,000 sq yd | 1.4463 ac |

8,000 sq yd | 1.6529 ac |

9,000 sq yd | 1.8595 ac |

10,000 sq yd | 2.0661 ac |

## 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