# How Many Yards in a Block?

A yard is a standard unit of measure. While blocks can vary in size, there is a general formula to determine how many yards are in a block. In one city block there are approximately 88 yards.
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 1. Determine the desired location of your block stairs. Measure the slope of your yard incline, and measure the width of the blocks you will be using to make up the stairs. Determine http://www.ehow.com/how_12018163_make-block-stairs...
 do the math. in new york city 20 blocks make up a mile, really they planned it. there are 1780 yards in a mile so 1780 divided by 20 =89 89 yards per block x 2=178 yards in every http://wiki.answers.com/Q/How+many+blocks+are+100+...
 If you walk around a block it is about 1/2 mile. so about 880 yards... http://www.chacha.com/question/how-many-yards-are-...
 None. Since the spacing of streets in grid plans varies so widely among cities, or even within cities, it is difficult to generalize about the size of a city block. However, as reference http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=201208...
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