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Section of Land, 640 Acres


Note: Acreage of farm property usually figured to center of road.

Long Measure

1 mile 80 chains
  320 rods
  5280 feet
1 Chain 4 rods
  66 feet
  100 links
1 Rod 5-1/2 yards
  16-1/2 feet
  25 links
1 Link 0.66 feet
  7-7/8 inches

Square Measure

1 Sq. Mile Regular section
  640 acres
1 Acre* 10 sq. chains
  160 sq. rods
  43, 560 sq. ft.
1 Sq. Rd 30-1/4 sq. yds.
  272-1/4 sq. ft.
1 Sq. Ft. 144 sq. ins
*An Acre is about 208 -3/4 feet sq.
An Acre is 8 rods wide by 20 rods long, or any area the product of whose length by its width (in rods) is 160 or in chains is 10.

 



Mark Fairchild
Register of Deeds
173 E. Apple Avenue
Suite 301
Muskegon, MI 49442
Phone 231.724.6271
Fax 231.724.6842
deeds@co.muskegon.mi.us
Hours: M-F 8-5 ( Closed Holidays )
Recording Hours: 8-4:30 PM

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