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}".