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# How big is a quarter of an acre?

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There are 43,650 square feet in an acre, so a quarter of an acre is one-fourth of that, or 10,912.5 square feet. Since there are 4,840 square yards in an acre, a quarter-acre is also defined as 1,210 square yards of land.

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Dimensions of quarter-acre lots vary. Square footage is calculated by multiplying the lot length by its width to arrive at the square footage. If the resulting number equals 10, 912.5 square feet, it is truly a quarter-acre lot. Quarter-acre lots inevitably vary in dimension (length times width), but any combination of calculated dimensions count toward the total square footage.

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One hectare is defined as 10,000 square meters, whereas 1 acre is 4,840 square yards. There are approximately 2.47 acres in 1 hectare. Hectare is a unit of measurement in the International System of Units, while acre is a unit used in the English language.

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Because an acre is an unit of area measurement that equals 43,560 square feet, the dimensions ofÂ its sides are measuredÂ in feet. However, the shape of anÂ acre of land can be a rectangle, square or other shape. If an acre is rectangular in shape, then the width in feet multiplied by the length in feet must equal the area ofÂ 43,560 square feet.

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Historically, an acre is 66 feet by 660 feet. However, an acre is a measurement of area, so the length and width can vary as long as the total area is 43,560 square feet.