There are 9 square feet in a square yard, it's bacause 1 yard is 3 feet and in a square all sides are equal in length, which makes 1 sq. yard equals to 3 * 3 = 9 square feet. To find out how many square feet in sq yards, multiply by 9 or instead, use the converter. If scroll down, you may also create and print your own custom conversion table create your table.
1 Square Yard = 9 Square Feet
Square yard and square foot are imperial and U.S. customary area measurement units. Both units are commonly used in real estate, architecture and interior space plans in united states and a few other countries where the metric system is not in use. In metric system, instead of these units, usually square meter (metre) is used. The abbreviations for the units are "sq yd", "yd2" and "sq ft", "ft2".