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

Tract Information

A Section of Land, 640 Acres

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 Rod30 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.