Division of Land
- Early deeds involved large chunks of land known as Townships.
- Townships contain 36 sections and are six miles by six miles.
- Sections measure one mile by one mile and contain 640 acres.
- Half of a section is 320 acres.
- 1/4 of a section is 160 acres.
- 1/4 section of 1/4 section is 40 acres.
- An acre is 43,560 square feet