**Acres to square yards (ac to sq yd)** area units conversion factor is 4840. The square root of 4840 is 69.57. For sq. yards measurement, that makes an acre is a square with all sides are 69.57 sq. yards in length. To find out how many square yards in acres, multiply the acre value by 4840 or use the converter.

**1 Acre = 4840 Square Yards**

**There are 4840 square yards in an acre**, because the dimensions of an acre is defined as 66 feet by 660 feet (equals to 43560 sq. feet) and there are 9 sq. feet in a sq. yard, that makes 43560 / 9 = 4840 sq. yards in an acre.

For example, to calculate how many square yards there are in an acre and a half, multiply the acre value by the conversion factor, 1.5 ac * 4840 = 7260 sq. yards in an acre and a half.

**Acre** and **square yard** are US customary and imperial area measurement units. An acre is 4840 sq. yards, 43560 sq. feet and 4046.86 sq. meters. The abbreviation for acre is "**ac**" and for sq yard is "**yd**^{2}".