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# What is the length and width of a square acre?

 +1 vote! +7 you voted Answer by  Dogless (159) There are 640 acres per square mile. 5280 feet per mile, squared, divided by 640 equals 43,560 square feet per acre. The square root of 43,560 is 208. 71 plus a hair. So an acre, if it's perfectly square, is 208 feet, 8. 5 inches (plus a hair) in length and width.

 +1 vote! +7 you voted Answer by  katherineagmailcom (140) A square acre is 43,560 square feet, which means each side is 208. 7 feet. Of course, since its a "square acre", all sides would have to be 208. 7 feet. The term "acre" came from the amount of field one man could plow with one ox in a day.

 +1 vote! +6 you voted Answer by  azcuminer (74) In land measurements in the United States, one acre is composed in total area of 43,560 square feet. Taking the square root of this value yields the length and width of a square acre. Resultingly, the lenght and or width of a square acre would be 208. 71 feet.

 +1 vote! +5 you voted Answer by  Wednesday (78) An acre can be measured in many ways. There are 640 acres in one square mile, and one acre is 0. 0015625 of a mile. An acre is 43560 square feet, or 4046. 8252519 square meters, or. 4046863 hectares. A square acre is 6272591. 44285 inches square, 4839. 9625331 square yards, and 0. 0040469 of a kilometer.

 +1 vote! +2 you voted Answer by  Anonymous 208.7 feet