Tract Information
Register of Deeds
Court House
200 E Grand River Ave
Howell, MI 48843
Monday – Friday
8am – 5pm
Ph: 517.546.0270
Tract Ph: 517.546.2530
Fax: 517.546.5966

Tract Information

​​A Section of Land, 640 Acres

 
​ ​Long MeasureSquare Measure​
​1 Mile

80 chains​

320 rods

5280 feet

​1 Square MileRegular section 640 acres​
​1 Acre

10 square chains

160 square rods

43,560 square feet​

1 Chain​

​4 rods

66 feet

100 links

An Acre is about 208 3/4 feet square.  An Acre is 8 rods wide by 20 rods long, or any area the product whose length by its width (in rods) is 160 or in chains is 10.​ ​

 

​1 Rod

5 1/2 yards

16 1/2 feet

25 links

1 Square Rod​30 1/4 square yards​
272 1/4 square feet​
​1 Square Foot144 square inches​
​1 Link.66 feet or 7 7/8 inches​​
Note: - Acreage of farm property usually figured to center of road.​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​