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# What are the dimensions of one acre?

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One acre is 43,560 square feet and has various dimensions. According to Wikipedia, well-known dimensions of an acre are 66 feet x 660 feet or 208.71 feet × 208.71 feet. Common dimensions for U.S. residents are 88 yards by 55 yards, slightly more than 75% of an American football field.

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An acre is a measurement of area and is measured in square feet. Therefore, the dimensions of an acre can vary. Wikipedia adds that an acre has no prescribed shape and the dimensions can form different shapes which include rectangles, circles, squares and triangles. However, the area of the acre must equal 43,560 square feet.

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A 1-acre plot of land is equivalent to 43,560 square feet or 4,840 square yards. An acre is also equal to about 75 percent of the size of a football field.

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An acre is 43,560 square feet. An acre of land that is in a perfect square shape measures 208 feet, 9 inches on each side.

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A newly seeded pasture or large field requires 50 to 100 pounds of grass seed per acre. For an established field that has bare patches, use 20 to 30 pounds of grass seed to over-seed each acre. Rake the seed so that it is lightly covered up to 1/2 inch.